Surfside on Lake Superior
Travel Blogs from Tofte
... wilderness area full of campsites and water trails in which canoeists travel for days and even weeks across. We met some a family if 3 generations just returning from a 4 day trip and another group of young men returning from a 10 day, 75 mile trip. I visited with a couple who work for local outfitters and, on their day off, were headed out to an island to pick blueberries.
We launched our kayaks at Seagull lake and headed ...
... point and glanced over to realize that I needed a picture of that, so I turned around and went back to get it. I pulled in behind a GS that I had seen at the rally and took a couple of pictures, then asked the couple if they would take one of me with my bike and the lake. They said sure, and did so, which generated some conversation about bikes and Canadian gas stations. This led to the rider noticing that one of my trailer tires was very low. I concurred and got to work ...
The Cascade River offers a relatively easy hike with absolutely, spectacular views of this raging river. Although there are several trails, I would suggest walking up the left side of the river, and instead of crossing it, as the park people will tell you, simply turn around and walk back the way you came. The left side provides far better views. There was one spot where ...
From Duluth we continued north to Gooseberry Falls State Park. The falls are very easy to get to and you can climb all over them. Bring your suit if you want to get wet. From Gooseberry Falls we went to Split Rock Lighthouse. It is one of the more picturesque lighthouses you'll ever see. Too bad it was a bit overcast by then. The hike to the shoreline ...
... br> unduly stresses, it slowly undress,
paddling renews in me,
the sense of peace and wonder,
brings in the child, long surrendered,
rejuvinates the soul,
brings me back home,
where to nature's bosom
I truly belong,
paddling lets me free,
distance me from the din of society
glues my sanity, ...