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The sun did not appear as predicted. It tried a few times but was not successful. However, I headed into Algonquin Park anyway and hiked around Peck Lake and checked out a few other trails, despite the horrible condition of the trails due to the recent bad weather. Also stopped at the info centre for a look around. Apparently the colour showing is at 70% right now, so not quite ...
... for me and I was the only one there. It’s very common to have seasonal sites at campgrounds here (actually, that’s true at most places) and there were at least a dozen little trailers and sheds but nobody home. The site I had was level and that’s all I ask - no glamping (glamour camping) for us - with a lovely view of a lake. There were the usual amenities of power and water but I didn’t need them. I pay for power hookup only when ...
... was busier here than we expected with people from all over the world coming to see the fall colors. We took a short steep hike to a look out and then a super muddy 5.5 km hike that crossed an old logging railway and wound it's way through dark forests and golden woodlands. Flashes of red leaves as the maples start to fall on the dark ground below as we pick our way over and through twisted ...
... and we decided to do a loop trip through several lakes. It would be a 5-day, 4-night canoe trip where we would camp on various lakes.
Here are the details of our trip:
- Water taxi from the Canoe Center at Opeongo Lake to the North Arm of Opeongo Lake. (There is the option of canoeing all the way from the Canoe Center, but that would
be a LOOOONG ...
... anxiety and fear mixed with anticipation and excitement. A myriad of mixed feelings permeate sleep and hours planning and thinking of contingencies for things that may go wrong. I try to think of the tons of things that will go right, but that is the role of my beautiful, smart, and dream oriented wife.
All in all, planning has gone well and the thought of not returning to work for a year is hard to fathom. The thing that ...
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