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3 hour drive from home to Barry's Bay for lunch and then to the Government dock where Winston was waiting to take us across the beautiful lake to their cottage. Not a warm day but sunshine predicted for tomorrow. Haven't been here for 17 years!
Cocktails and dinner and lots of chatting and so to bd in the cottage next door
... cars going in either direction and it really felt like we had this staggering country to ourselves for a while. With only quarter of a tank of gas left and stations far and few between out here, we thought it best to pull over and refill. We found a little gas station with one single pump. Getting out of the Jeep I walked into the shop to find the attendant asleep behind the counter. I gently woke here up with a couple of strategic coughs and she was mortified. ...
... and adding berries to our bowl, when Molly, who had gome further afield with the binoculars, suddenly came running back to us gesturing that we come quickly as she had seen a bear!
We hurried over and sure enough there was the bear hiding in the bracken (which seemed to have grown even since yesterday.) On hearing a rustle from the left of us we realised that there were also two cubs in the tree. She ...
... but our new friend, Bill, was nowhere to be seen which was disappointing as we'd hoped to take him up on his offer of using the canoe, we debated hiring one, but instead went off to walk the Beaver Trail. Nick and I remembered walking this the last time we were here and Molly was keen to see the beaver lodge that we had told her about.
We raced around the trail as there were lots more sites that we wanted to see whilst here and ...
... it appeared that the animals are much more sensible and stay well and truly hidden on cold, rainy days. This is the only campsite that we have stayed at that doesn't have an indoor space to read a book or charge up your electronic devices and of course it's the one time when we would actually have used it to warm up and relax. Molly spent some of the day sat in the car reading - (yes, that's how bad it was) the tent was just too chilly to sit in for any length of time.