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My 9043km trip went from coast to coast through all 10 provinces. In BC I generally followed the Trans-Canada until crossing the Alberta border where I turned north up the Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper. Across the prairies I followed the Yellowhead highway (Trans-Canada 16) until it sloped back down to the Trans-Canada 1 in Manitoba. I followed that into Ontario and around the north shore of Lake Superior before heading into southern Ontario. Then I went upwards to Ottawa and then from Montreal followed the north shore of the St. Lawrence to Quebec. The route continued along the south shore of the St. Lawrence before crossing the base of the Gaspe peninsula and then along the north shore of New Brunswick to the Confederation Bridge to PEI. A quick trip across PEI and off via. the ferry brought me to Nova Scotia where I followed the coastline up and around the Cabot Trail of Cape Breton before taking another ferry to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. Finally, I took the Trans-Canada the last 900km from Port aux Basques to St. John’s.

While I was riding my dad kept a rough outline of my progress using Google Maps here. It doesn’t necessarily follow roads exactly but is generally close enough, especially when looking at a wide area. I also recorded my route exactly using a handheld GPS which I have made available to be viewed in Google Earth. To do this, download and open this file in Google Earth: CrossCanada2007.kmz. You will need to download Google Earth if you do not already have it installed:
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