Memories and joy with family and friends as we leave the great lakes behind.
After months in remote areas and small towns, reconnecting with old friends in the big city was a treat.
It was easier than descending Niagara Falls…
Go all the way South, and then head east…
The journey south down Lake Huron is a change of pace, and more.
Current on the lake(??) keeps us at the dock for another night.
“La Mer Douce” (the gentle, or calm, sea) was the name that Samuel de Champlain gave to Georgian Bay. Georgian Bay is large (15,000 km2): two and half times bigger than our past stomping ground the Georgia Strait, nearly as big as Lake Ontario, and certainly could have been named the sixth great lake rather Continue Reading
Fifteen days and 4,100km
It’s a bittersweet night as I write this. Our shipper has moved up our ship date by a week and turned a scramble to get ready into a frenzy. All the scrambling has meant less blog posting than we’d like. The British Columbia coast is so beautiful and we have so many good friends here. Continue Reading
I’m a fan of history – many/most of the books I read and podcasts I listen to are non-fiction and often about history. A number of the Canadian history books I’ve read have been about the fur trade and a few years ago I read Alexander Mackenzie’s book – the Journal of the Voyage to Continue Reading