Travel Blogs from Barry's Bay
We arrived at the Portage Store at 10.30 this morning to pick up our equipment for our backcountry trip. Not having rented anything but canoes before, we did not really know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised by the rental contents and the quality explanation that went with it.
Two students explained every piece of equipment – from the tent to the MSR Whisperlite stove to the water purification ...
... hikes we went toward the west gate about 20 miles down the road with the dogs. Our first stop was Whiskey Rapids. Most of the trail was just a hike through the woods. The creek of the namesake trail was not so impressive. However, Poncho decided to check it out. And then so did the small dogs. And soon it was play time for everyone. We threw sticks in the rapids and Poncho would go try to fetch them before they went too far down stream. He ran and ran. So this short ...
Karl's car broke down about a week before we were going to go on the trip to Parry Sound to see Shylo's new cottage. It's a good thing, because the whole underneath was rusted completely out, and who knows, maybe we would have fallen right out of the bottom!
Since Karl wasn't going to ride on the back of my moto, I went ahead of him a couple of days early, because I am an underemployed bum.
Shylo and everyone wasn't going to get to the cottage ...
So we drove like drive like crazy to get to the meeting point for the horses.....we were late, but the rains held.....we dropped our stuff in the "hut" of the Eco Lodge...they would later come and pick it up in their ATV....so you either had to WALK into the lodge (a mile or so) or ride in on horses....we chose horses!!!
After dropping our stuff, we drove to the stables, and left our car there. Michael ...
After having electrical issues with the boat we finally got going friday night at around 9pm. We arrived safe.
We had great weather all weekend. And I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.
We did lots of fishing, and went for a run/bike ride up the mountain. Had a campfire, and hung out.
Want to thank our great hosts at Mountainview Cottages for the great deal, establishement and hospitality. Everything was great.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed