Our hotel stay in Manistee was timed well, as little Harper was sick the whole time, making sleep non-existent for most of us during our stay. Wondering if he would recover before we got back on the road, we looked ahead at the map and the amount of kilometres to go before our end destination in Grand Rapids. My goal was to finish with as few nights as possible as the lack of sleep made the days even more difficult. Reuben’s goal was to end strong with some long biking days. We were able to satisfy both goals by finishing our trip a few days earlier than planned, travelling 75 km/day over the last 3 days with only 2 more nights at camp with Harper in the tent. …continue reading this post »
I cherish the special times I get to spend with Eden on this trip. We usually get alone time when Heidi is putting Harper to bed or when she is feeding him in a quiet area. It is a nice coincidence that these times I get with my daughter are during some of the most well-lit moments of the day!
The last few days we have really enjoyed riding along the lakeside. It is amazing how many of the roads we are traveling are named “Lakeshore Drive”! Tomorrow we ride out of Muskegon and head away from the great lake for the first time in a week.