PAB and Cape Ray
When you go from a place which has 5 indoor skateparks within a 2 hour radius...to a place which has zero indoor skateparks within a 6 hour radius; the idea of driving 2 hours south to a snow-free land (Port-Aux-Basques) seems like a good idea.
I guess it's one way of reducing the effect that the long, depressing winter has on a man.
Even though my chain was skipping and the ramps were wet, it was completely worth the 4 hours of round-trip driving to get outside and bike; versus sitting in my apartment and complaining about the snow.
Since I would only ride for an hour or so, I tried to tack something else onto this journey to make it more worthwhile.
Cape Ray lighthouse had long been on my radar, but I was never in Port-Aux-Basques at the right time to drive the 6km (~4mi) off the highway and back.
NL lighthouse #18 for me...
Peeking inside, the interior staircase looked interesting. This place used to be open for tours in the summer, but a lack of volunteers squashed that effort.
I was happy with #18, but it was growing colder and the winds were heavier on the coast - it was time to return home.
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