Oct. 7, 2017 North Saanich, B.C. Home sweet home!
Oct. 6, 2017 Quilchena, B.C.
Oct. 5, 2017 Canmore, B.C.
Oct. 4, 2017 Canmore, B.C.
Oct. 3, 2017 Canmore, B.C.
Oct. 2, 2017 Medicine Hat, Alberta
Oct. 1, 2017 Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Sept. 30, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan
Sept. 29, 2017 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Sept. 28, 2017 Kenora, Ontario
Sept. 27, 2017 Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario
Sept. 26, 2017 Sudbury, Ontario
Sept. 25, 2017 Dundas, Ontario
Sept. 24, 2017 Dundas, Ontario Work, friends & family.
Sept. 23, 2017 Dundas, Ontario A lovely paddle along the Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto before joining John’s public school reunion.
Sept. 22, 2017 Dundas, Ontario Rest, laundry & catch up with family & friends. Picked up our ride for Stage 2: Dundas, ON to Victoria, B.C. Just wait!
Sept. 21, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec to Dundas, Ontario Woke up to fresh air and serenity in Gatineau National Park. The warmest paddle of our trip on Lac Phillipe. Couldn’t resist a refreshing swim.
Sept. 20, 2017 Fredericton, New Brunswick to Gatineau, Quebec Paddled the St. John river in the morning. The drive was long, construction and detours longer.
Sept. 19, 2017 Charlottetown, PEI to Fredericton, New Brunswick Paddled the Brudenell River, rain & all. Off to New Brunswick, all too soon.
Sept. 18, 2017 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia to Charlottetown, PEI The Caribou to Woods Island ferry took us to the rainy but iconic sights of Prince Edward Island, after first paddling the Waughs & French Rivers in Tatamagouche aptly named “meeting of the waters”.
Sept. 17, 2017 Margaree, Nova Scotia to Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia Delicious breakfast at The Dancing Goat before heading to lovely Baddeck to search for the red chairs at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Onward to Tatamagouche, NS for a unique accommodation that was off the rails.
Sept. 16, 2017 North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Margaree, Nova Scotia Lucked into a cabin on the overnight ferry. The best nights’ sleep of the trip so far! Drove through familiar countryside of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia to land in Margaree. A fabulous paddle with CB West SUP along the Margaree River.
Sept. 15, 2017 Norris Point, Newfoundland to Port aux Basse, Newfoundland Set our paddle boards into the waters of Gros Morne National Park, from behind our Inn. John was duly baptized into the Newfoundland waters. Sad to have to head back to the ferry so soon. Read about our Gros Morne paddle here.
Sept. 14, 2017 Steadybrook, Newfoundland to Norris Point, Newfoundland A few hours down the road to wonderful Norris Point through Gros Morne National Park to stay at the beautiful Neddies Harbour Inn including a delicious dinner at The Black Spruce. “Screeched in” in Rocky Harbour. Read about our Gros Morne paddle here.
Sept. 13, 2017 Port aux Basse, Newfoundland to Steady Brook Newfoundland Crawled off the overnight ferry, exhausted & almost immediately greeted by both a moose and a bald eagle. Settled in for a long nap at the lovely Marble Inn Resort in Steadybrook followed by a paddle in the Humber River, arranged by Joe Dicks of the Marble Inn Resort. Read about our Humber River paddle here.
Sept. 12, 2017 Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick to North Sydney, Nova Scotia An early morning paddle on the Major Kollock Creek in Kouchibouguac National Park followed by a long drive to Cape Bretons’ North Sydney ferry terminal. Getting comfy in the reclining chairs on the overnight ferry to Newfoundland.
Sept. 11, 2017 Percé, Quebec to Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick We’ll buy anyone who can say “Kouchibouguac” a beer! An incredible meal at the Five Star Restaurant.
Sept. 10, 2017 Forillon National Park, Gaspé (Griffon), Quebec to Percé, Quebec Beautiful hikes in Forillon and scenic views of Rocher Percé.
Sept. 9, 2017 Saint Simeon to Forillon National Park, Gaspé (Griffon), Quebec Enjoyed a quaint breakfast on the ferry to Trois Rivieres before a stunning roller coaster drive of the Gaspé peninsula.
Sept. 8, 2017 Lac Bouchette, Quebec to Saint Simeon, Quebec A visit to Taddousac & a late afternoon paddle in the Saguenay-St. Laurent Marine Park with Minke whales. Ended the day in Saint Simeon to be ready for the next morning’s ferry to Trois Rivieres.
Sept. 7, 2017 Lac-Bouchette, Quebec Recovery day enjoying easy drives, local cuisine, and a hike of the grounds.
Sept. 6, 2017 Dundas, Ontario to Lac-Bouchette, Quebec On the road! A long haul in the rain, ending in the bucolic setting of Ermitage Saint-Antoine, Lac-Bouchette, Quebec. The road was torture but the dinner was Tortierre 😉