Day 11 - Toronto, Ontario
This was our final day of driving.
1) Leaving Chicago
2) An oversized load
3) My daughter still happy
4) Farm and wind power
5) Washed again + an oil change
Somehow it seemed odd to be finally driving home. Each of the previous days we had gotten up early and had planned to arrive at either a hotel or a friend/relative's house.
We decided to take the scenic route out of Chicago along the water front.
On the way back I spotted a truck hauling something larger than itself. Something that large beside an Elise is quite intimidating.
My daughter was the perfect passenger on this trip. She never complained about the long drives and as you can see she was still energetic even after 11 days on the road.
In Michigan I noticed that many of the farms now have wind turbines on their properties.
The car finally received a much needed wash and an oil change. My wife usually thinks my car washes are not essential but at least this one was.
So that was the end of our trip.
Prior to the trip, I had been concerned that the pace might prove too hectic. Somehow though I never felt tired driving, despite the long hours.
The desire to see all of Canada has been a dream for many years. Seeing it together with my daughter was very special. The fact that the Lotus held up was certainly a bonus.
2009 Saffron Elise
1986 Toyota Tercel - RIP Oct 20/2012
Last edited by David Craig; 07-17-2013 at 02:11 PM.