Pinestone Resort, Conference Centre, Spa & Golf Course
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... all the creatures of Algonquin which refuse to make an appearance in the wild. There's a shop, a theatre, a viewing deck with magnificent outlook, a cafe serving hot & cold food & drinks, so coffee it is, and a sandwich for later.
Now we're heading to marker 45 for the Beaver Pond Trail. This 2k track, with plenty more ups and downs, is fascinating for its clear insight into the world of the Beaver. Once again, we see no animals, but signs ...
... about her life which she had to answer - or she had to drink. Afterwards we asked Melanie 25 questions, as her 25th birthday was the week before. We sure learned a lot more about these two, let me tell you!
The next day we got an early start but, unfortunately, so did the rain. After a big group breakfast in the big bungalow, we drove to the Visitors Centre of Algonquin Park. There we watched a 10 minute long movie (which gave us serious 90s flashbacks as it was probably ...
... out of our eyes.
What a delight to dock our canoe on sand. We got ourselves a beach site.
The skies had been completely covered with dark smears of clouds, the air felt different - there was a certain chill, the kind that welcomes rain. We went off to judge the site. First look: the bench & fire pit location was excellent, providing an awesome view of the lake. However, there was a different story deeper inside.
... dates and bananas during the drive, and were disciplined enough to maintain a good pace and ultimately launch off of access 2.
By 9:30 am we reached water; the Breathtakingly Beautiful but Hell-ish Tim River from Hell.
Barely 20 minutes into the paddle, Josh and I spotted a gigantor of a bull moose with majestic antlers, munching away on grass. What a mighty herbivore a moose is, full of power and muscle. Gotta admit that I was nervous, knowing ...
... yesterday) and we guessed there would be less likelihood of any bear sitings. There were so many berries that we stayed longer than we meant to and also called by to see another lake called Lake of Two Rivers before heading back to the campsite to try our hand at a fire with the damp wood that we'd gathered.
As soon as we pulled up at the tent Bill came to tell us that the mummy bear and two cubs had been foraging for wild cherries for ...