Well, maybe not as tropical as I'd like, but I could not resist this thatched umbrella in Warrensburg, NY. Warrensburg is in the north country of NY state, up in the Adirondack Mountains. The signs for the calzones and pizza are more familiar than the umbrella, and seeing the little 'pizza guy' there just made the shot for me.
We have a pretty short riding season here, so when the weather is good, the bikers are out riding (or stopping for some pizza). And there is some very beautiful country to ride through up there!
Nearly home - Today's route was always going to be an 'on the day' decision, with Victoria enduring it's second cold snap and snow forecast. Taking a punt on clear sky, ...
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