Blue Moon Retreat
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Nothing new, my day started early with a lot planned and much ground to cover. After packing an overnight bag it was time to jump in the car and hit the road for Sylvia and Rob's cottage by the lake, near a place called Bancroft, about 2.5 hours north of Toronto. A scenic drive taking in a few stops along the way for me to take photos, one place in particular, Whetung Ojibwa Centre (http://whetung.com), a First Nation (native Indian) shop and museum. Other ...
... colourful reflecting the local scenery. She paints outdoors capturing the beauty of the land even paints while sitting in a canoe!!
Barb and I purchased some of her works which were repeated on cards.
We took a detour for a look at Joyce's new log home they had just built. I think I could settle in here!!!
We then were off again to see a local theatre ...
... past Barbs golf haunts, magic coloured trees, waterways, lakes etc until we finally reached Golden Lake and Greystone Manor.
This very accommodating complex with various themed and sized cottages sat right on the waterfront. Barb and Eleanor had the "Best Western" immaculately dressed up with cowboy theme right down to the serviettes.
We were met by Barbs friend Judy, the manager who saw us settled in.
I was graciously given Crabapple ...
... west towards Ontario. We're off to Algonquin National Park tomorrow and we're staying in a tiny town called Maynooth tonight. It's reasonably close to the park and the hostel is cheap as chips.
The further we drove, the more the landscape started to change into the Canada I know from the guidebooks. As we head towards Maynooth the roads were changing from straight freeways to long winding stretches into the mountains and past huge lakes. There were very ...
... on Friday and we made our way out of the city. Before too long we were stuck in a giant tailback due to an accident so it gave us plenty opportunity for introductions and chats. After many hours on dark and winding road, many detours and many near misses with deer we made it to the cottage, exhausted and ready to relax into the weekend. Marj had the wood burning stove lit which ...