Canadians Love Burlington and Lake Champlain 2013

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Canadians Love Burlington and Lake Champlain 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Rr3X6GGJZaw/Ug_OWrBZYmI/AAAAAAAAEYg/jKibNlqTmzk/s1600/100_5205.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="350" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Rr3X6GGJZaw/Ug_OWrBZYmI/AAAAAAAAEYg/jKibNlqTmzk/s400/100_5205.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">David and Genevieve (Simone, and Emile - not pictured) visit from Montreal.</td></tr></tbody></table><br />Thanks to lots of Burlington adulation from Adventure Cycling, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Fifty-Places-Bike-Before-You/dp/1584799897" target="_blank">50 Places to Bike Before You Die</a>, and wonderful <a href="http://www.champlainbikeways.org/" target="_blank">cycling map</a> for do-it-yourselfers, touring around Lake Champlain has become quite popular. It's no great surprise then that Burlington—largest city on the circuit—sees its share of travelers.<br /><br />Prior to welcoming a Canadian family into our home for two nights, in one day I spied three sets of bike tourists. I became an impromptu embassador to one Canadian group without hotel reservation, leading them to a less expensive hotel. But, I presume if you asked them afterward if they'd known what a long hill they'd had to negotiate—I warned them!—they might've sprung for waterfront living. I was further amazed at their touring rig, comprised of two adults powering a tandem, plus hauling a handicapped adult in a trailer. After 112 kilometers, they must've been exhausted!<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dtmXRRJkERM/Ug_QG8WQmtI/AAAAAAAAEYs/U_ywEM4ZpMU/s1600/canadain+travelers.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dtmXRRJkERM/Ug_QG8WQmtI/AAAAAAAAEYs/U_ywEM4ZpMU/s400/canadain+travelers.jpg" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Watching a family of four getting packed and ready to leave -- no small feat!</td></tr></tbody></table><br />Thanks to <a href="https://www.warmshowers.org/" target="_blank">Warm Showers Organization</a> we host a variable amount of cycle tourists each year. In mid-August a family of four arrive for two nights. After a day spent around Burlington they prepare to set off mid-morning.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-m6ptMTeTj-w/Ug_QaSUjNwI/AAAAAAAAEY0/NKlThNLL-r0/s1600/100_5202.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-m6ptMTeTj-w/Ug_QaSUjNwI/AAAAAAAAEY0/NKlThNLL-r0/s400/100_5202.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>David adjusts baggage while his 3 year old daughter does likewise.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VgNeYm6ldOU/Ug_QvtlfUMI/AAAAAAAAEZU/qprVHcvA3jw/s1600/100_5199.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VgNeYm6ldOU/Ug_QvtlfUMI/AAAAAAAAEZU/qprVHcvA3jw/s400/100_5199.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Simone packs doll and later helps her baby brother.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rq8ChSQhVh4/Ug_Q4poUZLI/AAAAAAAAEZc/F1m2o87fYEU/s1600/100_5197.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rq8ChSQhVh4/Ug_Q4poUZLI/AAAAAAAAEZc/F1m2o87fYEU/s400/100_5197.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Emile gets into all kinds of trouble.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-X_wA7NMO6Ow/Ug_Q4hPD64I/AAAAAAAAEZg/9d6Nzwp7a_s/s1600/100_5198.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-X_wA7NMO6Ow/Ug_Q4hPD64I/AAAAAAAAEZg/9d6Nzwp7a_s/s400/100_5198.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>We keep him amused. Boys love wheels. There is no shortage of boy toys in our garage.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iAxwAn_X_Vw/Ug_QakRlpRI/AAAAAAAAEZE/KTvrfy-AsDQ/s1600/100_5206.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="281" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iAxwAn_X_Vw/Ug_QakRlpRI/AAAAAAAAEZE/KTvrfy-AsDQ/s400/100_5206.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>All packed and ready to go, we wish them a safe journey.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-gkneJXyYMLk/Ug_Qa42wqRI/AAAAAAAAEZQ/J4LITHKLlpY/s1600/100_5207.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="296" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-gkneJXyYMLk/Ug_Qa42wqRI/AAAAAAAAEZQ/J4LITHKLlpY/s400/100_5207.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">Heading north for their three day ride back to Montreal.</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Rr3X6GGJZaw/Ug_OWrBZYmI/AAAAAAAAEYg/jKibNlqTmzk/s1600/100_5205.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="350" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Rr3X6GGJZaw/Ug_OWrBZYmI/AAAAAAAAEYg/jKibNlqTmzk/s400/100_5205.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">David and Genevieve (Simone, and Emile - not pictured) visit from Montreal.</td></tr></tbody></table><br />Thanks to lots of Burlington adulation from Adventure Cycling, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Fifty-Places-Bike-Before-You/dp/1584799897" target="_blank">50 Places to Bike Before You Die</a>, and wonderful <a href="http://www.champlainbikeways.org/" target="_blank">cycling map</a> for do-it-yourselfers, touring around Lake Champlain has become quite popular. It's no great surprise then that Burlington—largest city on the circuit—sees its share of travelers.<br /><br />Prior to welcoming a Canadian family into our home for two nights, in one day I spied three sets of bike tourists. I became an impromptu embassador to one Canadian group without hotel reservation, leading them to a less expensive hotel. But, I presume if you asked them afterward if they'd known what a long hill they'd had to negotiate—I warned them!—they might've sprung for waterfront living. I was further amazed at their touring rig, comprised of two adults powering a tandem, plus hauling a handicapped adult in a trailer. After 112 kilometers, they must've been exhausted!<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dtmXRRJkERM/Ug_QG8WQmtI/AAAAAAAAEYs/U_ywEM4ZpMU/s1600/canadain+travelers.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="250" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dtmXRRJkERM/Ug_QG8WQmtI/AAAAAAAAEYs/U_ywEM4ZpMU/s400/canadain+travelers.jpg" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Watching a family of four getting packed and ready to leave -- no small feat!</td></tr></tbody></table><br />Thanks to <a href="https://www.warmshowers.org/" target="_blank">Warm Showers Organization</a> we host a variable amount of cycle tourists each year. In mid-August a family of four arrive for two nights. After a day spent around Burlington they prepare to set off mid-morning.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-m6ptMTeTj-w/Ug_QaSUjNwI/AAAAAAAAEY0/NKlThNLL-r0/s1600/100_5202.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-m6ptMTeTj-w/Ug_QaSUjNwI/AAAAAAAAEY0/NKlThNLL-r0/s400/100_5202.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>David adjusts baggage while his 3 year old daughter does likewise.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VgNeYm6ldOU/Ug_QvtlfUMI/AAAAAAAAEZU/qprVHcvA3jw/s1600/100_5199.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VgNeYm6ldOU/Ug_QvtlfUMI/AAAAAAAAEZU/qprVHcvA3jw/s400/100_5199.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Simone packs doll and later helps her baby brother.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rq8ChSQhVh4/Ug_Q4poUZLI/AAAAAAAAEZc/F1m2o87fYEU/s1600/100_5197.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rq8ChSQhVh4/Ug_Q4poUZLI/AAAAAAAAEZc/F1m2o87fYEU/s400/100_5197.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>Emile gets into all kinds of trouble.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-X_wA7NMO6Ow/Ug_Q4hPD64I/AAAAAAAAEZg/9d6Nzwp7a_s/s1600/100_5198.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-X_wA7NMO6Ow/Ug_Q4hPD64I/AAAAAAAAEZg/9d6Nzwp7a_s/s400/100_5198.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>We keep him amused. Boys love wheels. There is no shortage of boy toys in our garage.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iAxwAn_X_Vw/Ug_QakRlpRI/AAAAAAAAEZE/KTvrfy-AsDQ/s1600/100_5206.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="281" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-iAxwAn_X_Vw/Ug_QakRlpRI/AAAAAAAAEZE/KTvrfy-AsDQ/s400/100_5206.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>All packed and ready to go, we wish them a safe journey.<br /><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-gkneJXyYMLk/Ug_Qa42wqRI/AAAAAAAAEZQ/J4LITHKLlpY/s1600/100_5207.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="296" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-gkneJXyYMLk/Ug_Qa42wqRI/AAAAAAAAEZQ/J4LITHKLlpY/s400/100_5207.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-align: start;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: x-small;">Heading north for their three day ride back to Montreal.</span></span></td></tr></tbody></table><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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