Category Archive for 'Canoe'

clear water

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

This week, I’ve been thinking about rivers, lakes, canoes, and water. Maybe it’s just the weather. It’s finally turned cold and the rivers have frozen over. Last weekend, we saw ice-fishing huts here and there along the Rideau on our return home from hiking at the forestry centre.
Perhaps it was going out to [...]

paddling along the tay

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Saturday morning, we put our canoe in the Tay River at Last Duel Park in Perth. And yes, there really was a duel at that site back in 1833 — and yup, somebody died. You can read more about the duel and see a map of the town on this page. The [...]

frogs, water bugs and turtles on Kemptville Creek

Monday, July 31st, 2006

We’re back into the hot weather here. Tomorrow’s forecast shows 35C (around 95F). Don and I spent most of yesterday paddling up Kemptville Creek above Oxford Mills. There’s a put-in spot in the small park just above the dam (see above – click on all images for a larger view). As canoe [...]

canoe magic

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

Today was a good day. Balance was restored to my world. Canoe magic is back in my life.
It’s a bit of a long story, but the short of it is that the last time I was out in a canoe was a brief trip or two in 2004. So, [...]