Back in my mid twenties I went on my first houseboat vacation. The outfitter was Floating Lodges located on Sioux Narrows, Ontario Canada, on the beautiful Lake of the Woods. Since then I have never gone on a houseboat vacation other than through Floating Lodges. And since then I have been on perhaps a dozen such vacations. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE
Twenty five years ago I lived in Ely, Minnesota. I wasn’t there long, just a couple years as I attended Vermilion Community College for Conservation Law Enforcement. I was still in my late teens back then. It was a great time in my life as I recall the fun I had living up there. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE
Another Boundary Waters Canoe Area trip is set for this next month in August. However, I am not 100 percent sure how much canoeing I will be doing. You see, my father is renting a cabin on one of the entry lakes that allows motorized boats. I’m tagging along for a few days with him and other family members.
While we will be in the area of the BWCA, I will not actually be paddling into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness… at least not at first… I’m toying with the idea of sticking around for a few extra days after my family’s vacation and do a two or three night solo trip into the BWCA. CONTINUE READING, CLICK HERE