Voyagaire Houseboats and Lodge
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The hotel we stayed at left much to be desired, Conrad reckons it was probably more a rent by the hour place........ I found that is you had a family of over four people finding a single room was impossible and as soon as two rooms were booked the price was way out of our budget so we had little choice. (Also helped by only being able to do a very short search online for a city we didn't know.)
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... with some lovely pictures.
Once the kids had been bathed and unwound they were put to bed.
The rest of us had a beautiful chicken dinner with lots of fixings. It was a rare treat to have meals cooked for me so i relished it. The fire was lit in the open fire in the lounge which added to the atmosphere. Before long it was past bedtime for all, all in all a very special day with close family and my sisters new one.
... 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.
... eventually emptying into Hudson Bay. When we arrived at the Visitor Center we found that the boat had engine problems, and the trip was cancelled. We made a quick decision to go back to camp and pack up, head on down the road. When we went to let our host know we were checking out, he told us that he was leaving in 15 minutes for Kettle Falls with a group and there was plenty of room if we wanted to join ...