Every year I take my mom to the Parkway Cottages & Resort in Dwight, Ontario. I went there in 2001 after my very first backcountry trip in Algonquin Park. Five days of roughing it, followed by 5 days of cottaging. It was a great trip and since then I have been going back occasionally. One… Read More Ragged Falls Via Kayak from Oxtongue Lake
On Sunday August 23rd, 2015, my mom and I took a spin around Peck Lake Trail in Algonquin Park. We have done it many times and it is one of our favourite trails in the park. It is very scenic and not too difficult for mom, who’s about to turn 70 this year! Last year… Read More Peck Lake Trail – Algonquin Provincial Park!
Newly added to the long list of trails in Algonquin Park is the Fire Tower Trail! On Tuesday August 25th, 2015, my mom and I visited the trail to check it out! The trail is located to the left of the Visitor Centres front doors. This new trail is small but mighty! Only 200 metres… Read More The NEW Fire Tower Trail in Algonquin Park!
On Saturday August 22, 2015, my mom and I, en route to the cottage, stopped at the #TCTrail in Huntsville, Ontario, to check it out! It was 8am when we got there and the area was heavy with fog, but it was extremely beautiful! We turned into the parking lot at Avery Beach Park at the… Read More Trans Canada Trail in Huntsville – Natural works of art everywhere!!
Longpoint Provincial Park is the fourth oldest park in Ontario, boasting over 1.5 km’s of sandy beach! It is one of my favourite beaches in Ontario and I have been camping at Longpoint for about 8 years straight now. The tradition was started by my friend Cynthia, who used to have a group of her… Read More Longpoint Provincial Park – Playing with FIRE!
On Sunday August 9th, I left the TCT in Guelph and headed to do a section of the trail in Cambridge, in a somewhat round about way home. I was a bit tired from the night before, celebrating my friends wedding in Guelph, but had figured since I was already there, why not do some… Read More TRANS CANADA TRAIL IN CAMBRIDGE – Grand Trunk on the Grand River!
On the morning of Sunday August 9th, I woke up groggily after celebrating my friends wedding. I was in Guelph and therefore had brought my bike, deciding to do a portion of the Trans Canada Trail here today. I got dressed, packed my backpack and headed out on my way, deciding to start the trail… Read More Trans Canada Trail in Guelph, ON – Gorgeous Ride!
One month ago, I started this blog. I had always recorded my adventures somehow, some trips are written in Word and saved on discs that eventually got copied to my external drive, some had been recorded on Facebook in photo albums with notations on each photo, some on my phone, recorded verbally on the recording… Read More Its my 1 month Anniversary! -1300 views later! WOW… THANK YOU!!!
On Saturday August 1st, I put my kayak up on my truck and headed to Outdoors Oriented http://outdoorsoriented.com to meet my friends Andrea and Kim. We had made plans to go for a paddle today at the Welland Recreational Canal http://www.canalcorp.ca/site/home, but after checking the weather forecast, I needed to make a tough decision. Do I risk… Read More Paddling Black Creek – during a lightening storm & a tornado warning? oh my!
On Monday, August 3rd, 2015, I planned to go for a nice bike ride on the Trans Canada Trail with my mom. A few weeks ago we were honoured with the gift of two #woodsexplorer shirts from @woods_canada to thank us for our interest in the Woods Brand and for my involvement in their growing online community. They had… Read More TC Trail in NOTL with Mom – biking… uh… not biking??