We stopped for a late breakfast/early lunch at Conway, NH and hoped that it would quit raining. Unfortunately it didn't let up after we were done eating but we figured we only had 7 more miles to ride to our hotel in Fryeburg, Maine. On June 24th, at 12:20PM the Johnson's pedaled into Maine. WOW - we still have 222 miles to bike to Bar Harbor, Maine but it sure is exciting to know that we are in the last state. There are 15 states that we needed to bike through to do the entire Adventure Cycling Northern Tier
trail and we are now in the 15th and final state.
We arrived at Quinn's Jockey Cap Motel in Fryeburg, Maine about 12:45 and of course, we were wet, cold, and anxious to get cleaned up. When we first arrived there they said that check in wasn't until 3:00 but they were nice enough to let us get in early.
It is still raining and foggy so we hope that it will just rain and get it out of its system and be nicer tomorrow. Our plans are to bike about 56 miles tomorrow to Danville, Maine and we made reservations to stay at the Sleepy Time Motel.
|We were told at the convenience store that we need to watch out for bear and moose! We did see moose tracks in the swamp areas but never got to see one and thank god, no bear!|
|You know your getting out in the sticks when you see a sign like this.|
|All we heard was birds singing and the river running alongside the road. Very little traffic this morning!|
|We are climbing!|
|I have so enjoyed bicycling along the rivers!|
|Pictures just don't do these rivers justice!|
|Peace and calmness!|
|Seeing a mountain like that in front of you is a little intimidating! There is actually two of them -one is in the fog so you can just barely make it out.|
|Kancamagus Pass - the fog and the rain are moving in very quickly!|
|Kathi on the bike pretending to be the "Captain"!|
|Covered bridge on Dugway Road near Conway, NH|
|Another view of Swift River from the Covered Bridge|