Vacation Day 6: Mazinaw Lake

We left the house at 7:30am today for the 1.5 hour drive to Bon Echo. I’ve been wanting to go to this Provincial park for a while now. A friend keeps inviting me year after year to her cottage near there but the timing never works out. Today I finally made it...

Vacation Day 5: Lake Ontario-Big Sandy Bay

We were slow getting ready this morning, mostly because we didn’t really have a plan on what to do. We both need to do a strength workout so we improvised with what we had and did a mostly body weight workout. After our muscles got some action, we drove to a...

Vacation Day 4:Charleston Lake

We both got up early, a rare thing for Chris to be up at the same time as I am. We had made a plan to go to Charleston Lake Provincial park. It’s a 90 minute drive so I was happy to get going early. I had been looking forward to hiking the Blue Mountain trail in...

Vacation 3: Cole Lake

Today I woke up to the crow of a rooster.  We’ve past old barns around here but haven’t actually seen any of the animals other than horses and grazing cows. It was a slow start because we went to bed late last night without making a plan for today.  I decided to swim...

Vacation Day 1: Cameron Lake

I’m a goal-oriented person. In March of this year I came up with a summer vacation goal to walk 250 kms in 10 days. I looked at the Ontario map and came up with the idea of walking to Kingston which is 250 km.  I spent weeks looking at the waterfront trail and...