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Old 08-22-2011, 10:42 AM   #71
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Great pics, you two! Glad the fun keeps going. So, in the over three thousand miles you've logged, our "Bess" is the only mo/ho you've seen?
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Old 08-22-2011, 04:13 PM   #72
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You drove by my godfather's house if you took Shore Road up from Cape Neddick Light. There is a small road that runs up the coast (that's Shore Road) and it's very narrow in places. I have driven it many times in my 345 and it requires some honks on the blind curves that have overgrown rose bushes.

My godfather's place is just after you come out to a point overlooking the North Atlantic and have to take a 150-degree turn to the left (heading north). After the turn, we are the 3rd house on the right.

How I wish we were up there now instead of working on the schooner we just bought in the hot Stock Island boatyard. I love the boat, but it is just bad timing. We are just about 2 weeks away from finishing the Airstream project, but that's now on hold 'til the wood boat goes back in the water (so that it will not dry out).
We made so many twists and turns in that area we may have gone by the house two or three times. We wound up on a couple of private roads too.

Tell us more about the schooner. The only bad thing about working on boats is you can't sail them while working on them. Just being around boats is a always good thing.

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Old 08-22-2011, 04:30 PM   #73
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Great pics, you two! Glad the fun keeps going. So, in the over three thousand miles you've logged, our "Bess" is the only mo/ho you've seen?
Check your figures Mike, we passed 5600 miles today. We did see a Legacy in Milford, Penn. but that's the only other moho. We did see an Interstate in Bar Harbor, Maine. I guess that counts as 1/2 a moho.

We are in a National Park campsite called Seawall. It's on the far SE side of Acadia National Park and has no hook-ups, no cell service and no wifi. I was able to log on for a few minutes with our mifi but it kept drooping out and was so slow it was useless.

We are sitting on the outskirts of Bar Harbor on the mifi now trying to catch up on a few emails and things. Tomorrow we head into Canada and maybe a park with wifi. In the mean time we have been taking lots of pictures and eating lots of lobster. I'll try to catch up as soon as I can.

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Old 08-22-2011, 06:13 PM   #74
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I lived in Maine for a couple of years, never tired of the lobster.
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:43 AM   #75
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Ive had a 15 min break and read some posts and stared at some snaps and enjoyed every minute
What a wonderful Country..such sights..
No wonder Americans are as Proud as Peacocks..

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This made me cry..
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are you on the look out for Rare Motorhomes ?
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:05 PM   #76
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The way to Lili, Hans 1 and 2
Ive had a 15 min break and read some posts and stared at some snaps and enjoyed every minute
What a wonderful Country..such sights..
No wonder Americans are as Proud as Peacocks..

1.
This made me cry..
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This made me laugh..
are you on the look out for Rare Motorhomes ?[/QUOTE]

It might have made you laugh but that is a real submarine periscope and as a matter of fact I did spot a rare Airstream Motorhome.
Since we left Seawall and headed North I want to vent a bit about Maine. Maybe it's me but Maine is not very friendly toward RVs. Every tourist town or area is posted "No RV Parking". There were some designated spaces but they were way out of town and only a handful of spaces compared to hundreds of auto spaces. Freeport, a huge shopping town and the home of L.L.Bean, a huge store open 24hrs. a day had parking for about six RVs on the far edge of town. The biggest attraction in Acadia NP, Jorden Pond House had 3 RV spaces and one had a car in it. There were several hundred auto spaces. Cadillac Mountain had no RV spaces. It just seems that a place that depends on tourism might be a little more accommodating. No other state treated RVs like this.

Anyway we left Acadia Tuesday morning and headed North. We planned to cross the border at Calais, Maine but we came across a little town called Lubec. It claims to be the first town in the U.S. to see the sunrise everyday. It turns out there is a bridge to Campobello Island, Canada. From Campobello Island there is a small ferry to Deer Island and another ferry to Back Bay near St George. This presented itself as a much more interesting way into Canada.
Customs on Campobello was a cake walk and we inquired about the Provincial campground for the night but couldn't find much info on the ferry. We decided to drive by the ferry dock to get the straight story. We found a gravel driveway about 4 cars long. The ferry was almost in so we decided to wait for it. Turns out it cost $37 to cross and the second ferry was free. This sounded good so we said we would return in the morning. Well this ferry holds about six cars and it seems is high tide and if we don't take this ferry, we would have to until 6 pm the next night. This ferry has a ramp on each end and beaches itself and drops the ramp on the gravel. A vehicle the size of the Hagarstream can only load at high tide. On we go to send the night on Deer Island.
It's one am here now so I'll continue tomorrow.

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Since we left Seawall and headed North I want to vent a bit about Maine. Maybe it's me but Maine is not very friendly toward RVs. Every tourist town or area is posted "No RV Parking".
Apologies for going off on a tangent, but what does "No RV Parking" include? Specifically, are trailers "RVs"?

Anyway, thank much for posting, it's interesting to see how other people travel and you snap lots of nice pics!
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Over the weekend,at the Model Aircraft Event..after dark..
Hans and I will trawl through yours and Bobs Thread..Ive already had a sneaky peaky..time for a re -run..Hx1 will especially want to see you
tinkering with the vent..
Isn't it funny..you use a word over there and in some quarters its
fairly rude over here..always surprises me when I see..I'm not telling..don't ask..not on here anyway..

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you were about to light a Posh BBCue containing Chicken..
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Whats that blob in the distance ?
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Apologies for going off on a tangent, but what does "No RV Parking" include? Specifically, are trailers "RVs"?

Anyway, thank much for posting, it's interesting to see how other people travel and you snap lots of nice pics!
I assumed RV included trailers. The few spaces in Freeport had more trailers including pop-ups then mohos. There wasn't even a a B190 type van on the streets. I don't know how strict the enforcement is but I figured if they didn't want me to park then they didn't want my dollars either. Too many other places welcomed us.
Thanks for the kind words but actually I don't take the pics, that is Irene's specialty. I'll pass on your words.

Zig one of the reasons I like our coach is I can park in any double, end to end, type space in a store or restaurant or two parallel spaces on the street. When the are signs everywhere stating no RVs I just keep going. I know they are usually cheep but I still don't like parking tickets and haven't paid one in nearly thirty years. Like I said if they don't want me, they don't want my money. Lots of other tourist spots are happy to accommodate me.

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Over the weekend,at the Model Aircraft Event..after dark..
Hans and I will trawl through yours and Bobs Thread..Ive already had a sneaky peaky..time for a re -run..Hx1 will especially want to see you
tinkering with the vent..
Isn't it funny..you use a word over there and in some quarters its
fairly rude over here..always surprises me when I see..I'm not telling..don't ask..not on here anyway..

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First time around I thought
you were about to light a Posh BBCue containing Chicken..
thinking..thats risky..so close to the back of the Airstream
ok..I'm daft..
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Whats that blob in the distance ?[/QUOTE]

Lili if you are talking about the little spot on the horizon that is a very nice looking schooner under full sail, you can see it better in other pictures. If you are talking about a very faint image in the distance that may be the UK. Sometimes I can't help myself.

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Old 08-25-2011, 09:11 AM   #82
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Here are a few pics

Tall Indian statue approaching Freeport, the guide book says everybody a pic so here it is.
L.L.Bean store in Freeport.
Great bridge with an abrupt end.
World's largest lobster, Rockland the lobster fishing capital of the world.
Unusual bridge near Ellsworth. The structure is in the middle and the road decks are cantilevered out on each side.
Bar Harbor. They even have lobster ice cream.
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And some more pics.

These are from Cadillac Mountain, Acadia NP
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More pics of Acadia National Park, a very beautiful place.
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