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The drive from Longmont and into Ontario was about 24 hours. We broke the drive up into 8-10 hours of driving each day, spending two nights in hotels along the way. We passed through Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan before entering through the border of Canada.
The drive was smooth, peppered with (surprise!!!!) construction …
... right of the main area and just sat in silence for a little while. It was stunning inside. Huge ceilings and stained glass set the scene. I'm not particularly religious but I can see how this kind of setting can instil belief in some kind of higher power. The fact that they managed to build this place nearly two hundred years ago is impressive enough for me.
I was still having a problem with my eyes, and had managed to find an optician who I hoped ...
... them up in the tree for safety as she foraged and ate. There were a few photographers under a nearby tree and we joined them snapping away and marvelling at the close proximity of this beautiful bear. When the mother eventually decided that she should leave, I suddenly became aware that Tom and Molly had got closer to her than I'd have liked. Luckily she didn't seem to mind and after calling her cubs they all ...
... behind schedule after yesterday's washout. The lodge and dam were pretty impressive but there was no sign of any wildlife apart from the usual chipmunks and squirrels warning us off their pinecones!
After the walk we headed to the Visitor's Centre as we needed to send some emails, especially to our friend Joy who we hoped to visit in the next couple of days and as yet we didn't know her address!
The Visitor's Centre had been ...
Unfortuntely the weather forecast that nearly put us off coming was correct. The rain in the night had gathered momentum and looks as though it is set in for the day.
Last night we met a lovely local couple who are camping right on the lake front and after watching us put up the tent came over to lavish their compliments (not on our skill at erecting the tent in record time but the style of the tent). Apparently the bell tent is something that they haven't ...