South Baymouth to Sauble Falls. DAY: 93.63km. ODO: 3,559km. AVS: 21.9km/h. MXS: 48.0km/h. ATM: 4:15:52.
The ferry to the mainland, the MV Chi-Cheemaun, leaves South Baymouth at 11:10 and 15:50 every day, and I planned to catch the first one. I had breakfast and said goodbye to Noel (he was taking the afternoon ferry). It’s an experience not unlike the BC Ferry to Nanaimo (about the same duration) except without all the ill-behaved children and their ill-behaved parents.
I had considered staying at Bruce Peninsula National Park, about 15km from the ferry dock in Tobermory, on the Georgian Bay side of the peninsula, but it seemed too short a ride, so I carried on. Highway 6 is a two lane affair with no shoulder, but traffic was relatively light. At the “town” of Mar, I turned off onto a secondary road and found a quiet country road that more or less follows the shore of Lake Huron. As soon as I left highway 6, I felt much more relaxed. And it was actually a much smoother ride than highway 6 too.
I arrived at Sauble Falls Provincial Park at about 19:00. It’s a nice campground for a provincial park, and very quiet too, only four or five other campers. And, not a train track for miles!
I have no idea yet where I will go tomorrow, other than that I am heading, generally, toward Toronto. I suppose I will pick a direction in the morning.
They must bury them upright here…