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... br> We watched them getting fed by hand and learned a little bit about their habits and almost extinction due to bounties on their heads which were in place up until the 1950's. They looked like big dogs and the most interesting thing for me was the family tree that showed how many popular breeds of domestic dogs came into being, all of which originated with the wolf.
Not a bad way to spend a rainy day.
... 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 ...
Spent five nights near Ely in the Boundary Waters Canoe area. The first was in the bunkhouse at the outfitters. Lot's of mosquitoes and tales of it being "worst ever" for them! Turns out once we got going it was manageable. The first day we canoed three times with portages over land three times. This involved carrying all the gear including canoes. Fortunately they were high tech Kevlar once making ...