Big Lake Wilderness Lodge
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... Bear Centre. After seeing so many bears in the wild and basically ******** myself about them and the danger they present, it was good to learn some more facts about these seemingly misunderstood creatures.
Apparently only the grizzly is aggressive with the other types being more scared of us than we are of them....though in Yellowstone we were sighting grizzlies so this news didn't really provide me ...
... in car feed.
Our destination being the town of Ely, which sits on the edge of an area called Boundary Waters, a series of lakes that are great for canoeing and spotting wildlife as well as serving as the border between the US and Canada.
It was in the high 50's when we arrived and raining, so no outdoor activities for us today. Headed off to the local steakhouse for some cow.
... the effect of these Piranha with
wings. The water levels are up at least a foot-and-a-half at the
moment and the winds and cold have precluded launching our kayaks.
Hiked to The Pines without bug jackets
– big mistake since Cindy got eaten alive by the Black Flies. Once
on the beach, this place is beautiful and we had a ...
One of Ontario's three crown jewels of the park system, Quetico is known for its canoe worthy lakes. We spent 10 days canoeing, kayaking, biking, sleeping, eating, doing laundry.....(not exciting I know but necessary),(more) sleeping, fishing, killing mosquitoes and canoe camping. We are proud to say our boys are becoming quite the paddlers - trying out a 17ft canoe, 12ft kayak and a 15ft kevlar solo canoe.
We had the pleasure of meeting Doug Chapman of ...
... just were not biting much.
We stayed at the lake the first day and relaxed somewhat getting used to the surroundings. We all did a day trip the second day which took us right up to the border with Canada on a lake to the North. The third day Kevin, Karl, and Dave took a day trip East to another pretty lake, but we had to endure a flooded portage due to all the rain. Kevin was the go-to ...