Travel Blogs from Leamington
We were married on a sunny-but cool-October afternoon, under great pine tree boughs just above a beautiful wide curve of Michigan's magnificent Grand River. I adore rivers, and feel drawn to their beautiful, wandering waters. A river wonderfully exemplifies life: flowing on through many differing scenes, deep quiet ebbs, rippling happy splashes, …
... there were just as many of these flies as there were in the woods.
I tried to enjoy my walk on the beach - taking lots of pictures. Looking at the pictures, you will think that this is an awesome place. Well, it was from the views - but the feeling of the flies biting away at your skin and the sound of them buzzing around your head took away most of the fun. I still did manage to enjoy myself a bit though.
As I was walking to the tip, I noticed an ...
... were lots and lots of bulrushes.
At the top of the boardwalk, the scenery did improve with views of more vegetation and of the pond.
I took lots of pictures on the right side of the boardwalk. On the right side, you can see more vegetation and water.
The sun was quite hot and I was sweating up a storm from the heat. There were other tourists visiting the area but it was not overwhelming.
... at a lookout to take some pictures. This was one of the first times I used my new camera so it was a learning process for me. I really like it though. Joanne was able to use my previous camera and I have used some of her photos in this blog.
After our little stop, we continued on with our journey.
Our next stop was the Marshland Boardwalk.
... etc. you could eat lots of fresh food in this area of Ontario.
We had planned to take the Leamington ferry to Pelee Island but found it was not operating during this time of the year. We were informed by a local that we would need to take the ferry from Kingsville to get to Pelee Island. The Leamington ferry was ...