Stokely Creek Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sault Ste. Marie
... French Lake in the sunshine but
had to deal with warm drizzle once we hit Pickerel Lake; on the plus
side there was no wind to impede progress. We arrived at a beach site
just in time to setup camp during a lull in the weather; also ate
reheated chicken with brown rice and wild dehydrated mushrooms (yum).
Went to bed early to dodge the rain and approaching ...
... on Pickerel Lake:
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... incidence of brooding or over-thinking...fun tunes and lotso f car dancing must have done the trick...thanks to a pit stop in North Bay for an FM transmitter so my ipad would connect to the car radio :)
Things I observed along the way...
- cows...lots of cows...all kinds of cows...good thing I love cows
- apparently the majority of Tim Horton's and Canadian Tire stores in Canada exist ...
... my bag). We can cross the border when we are at Niagara Falls. Stopped off at our favourite Walmart for some more Angus beef.
We had an interesting experience at the cabin when cooking dinner there is no exhaust fan above the stove so all the smoke alarms went off when I was cooking the steak. Poor Richard was up on the chair pressing two alarms I raced around opening all the windows, front door to ...
... whole time at the park not seeing anyone. That includes check-in which was self-serve and the money was dropped in a deposit box.
After packing up, we hit the road for a LONG day of driving. While some of the scenery is impressive, such as vistas over Lake Superior, there are extended stretches of nothingness and it takes hours to get from one tiny town to another.
We had a nice lunch break in Sault St Marie ...