Westward Bound-Wyoming/Utah (No Reservations)

May, 2019 – We had gotten an earlier start this year, leaving well before Memorial Day Weekend. Pointing our 1992 GMC Vandura and our faithful, vintage, pop-up camper-turned-trailer towards the mountains of Wyoming, Utah, Oregon, then California, we set out to explore a country I had only seen in pictures. After two full days of […]

Bears, Beavers And Blueberries in Ontario, Canada – (Part 3)

“It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw.” – Emily Carr (FLASHBACK) It was the week of my birthday, August 2017, when Phil and I departed from Michigan to Canada pulling a trailer loaded with kayaks, camping gear, and our new Can-am Outlander, for destinations unknown (to us, anyway). We made […]

Ontario, Canada – Part Two

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.” Edgar Allan Poe The process of securing a back country campsite in Canada, (at least in Ontario): You must reserve the same morning that you are planning to camp in the back country. You cannot reserve a certain site. (First come, first claimed.) Begin paddling (or […]

*Newly Revised – Ontario, Canada (Lake Superior Provincial Park) 3 part series

Part One: Hiking Towab Trail to Agawa Falls – (Rated Very Difficult) I had been looking forward to hiking this trail for two years now. Back in August of 2017, we had wanted to hike the Towab, but it just didn’t work out. This year, it was going to happen! The day was Tuesday, August […]