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Happy 4th of July from Killarney, Ontario – July 4, 2014

Day 126 Miles Today: 55 SM; Total Miles: 2,540 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Unlike yesterday, this morning we woke up to a beautiful, sunny day. We hauled the anchor at 6:00 a.m. for our journey to Killarney, Ontario, which will mark the end of the Georgian Bay and the beginning of the […]

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Point au Baril Lighthouse

A rainy day on Georgian Bay – July 3, 2014

Day 125 Miles Today: 39 SM; Total Miles: 2,485 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today we go to Hangdog —-no, we decided to go outside in Georgian Bay to avoid the dreaded Hangdog Channel. For our friends who have traveled Hangdog Channel and waiting to hear our tales of woe going through this […]

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Hopewell Bay Anchorage – Georgian Bay, Ontario – July 2, 2014

Day 124 Miles Today: 31 SM; Total Miles: 2,446 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 At 7:00 a.m. we untied the lines at Big Sound Marina and headed across the large and deep Parry Sound. At times we saw 350 feet in Parry Sound. It was windy and there was a light chop on […]

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Canada Day in Parry Sound, Ontario – July 1, 2014

Day 123 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,415 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 Today is the National Holiday, Canada Day. It’s a day to mark the formation or “Canada’s birthday” of Canada in 1847 joining the Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada into one Canada. Here in […]

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Sunset over Parry Sound

Parry Sound, Ontario – June 30, 2014

Day 122 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,415 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 We’re staying here in Parry Sound until Wednesday to provision and enjoy the Canada Day festivities. The Town of Parry Sound is about 2 hours North of Toronto and is the commercial hub to 30,000 year round residents and […]

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Parry Sound, Ontario – June 29, 2014

Day 121 Miles Today: 50 SM; Total Miles: 2,415 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 80 It was time to leave Beausoleil Island and we untied the lines at 7:15 a.m. We retraced our steps for a few miles until we arrived at the Small Boat Channel. It was a nice, sunny day for […]

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No empty docks and lots of boats at anchor

A Lazy Day at Beausoleil Island, Ontario – June 28, 2014

Day 120 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 There has been a steady stream of boats coming in to anchor, or to the dock to unload camping equipment. There are kids and adults in the water everywhere. —even as cold as it is. It’s been a cold, […]

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A view from the Nature Walk

Beausoleil Island, Ontario – June 27, 2014

Day 119 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 2,365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 It was another beautiful, sunny day at the Georgian Bay Islands National Park at Beausoleil Island. This was the warmest day we’ve had since we arrived in Canada. Boaters and campers began streaming in early in the morning and […]

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