Canoe People

Author: Stephen

The Murray Canal ends at Presqu’ile Bay. I paddled south through the bay to the tip of the Presqu’ile Peninsula, on the other side of which is Lake Ontario. It had been another long day into the wind, and I was glad to find a spot on the lake side of the peninsula to beach [...]

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More Military Aid

Author: Stephen

A couple of day after I left Belleville, I beat my way through a heavy headwind into the Trenton Air Force Base Yacht Club. Set on an island in the Bay of Quinte, it’s accessible to the base via a short causeway to the mainland. It was about 1 pm when I arrived, and I [...]

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Pulled into Belleville Harbour, where the Moira River enters Quinte Bay, about two weeks ago. I only paddled about five miles, after camping near Pointe Anne the night before. I was tired, and the wind was picking up, and I needed a short day. Paddled along the public marina in Victoria Park, which is on [...]

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Toronto

Author: Ruth

The Lake Ontario coast just east of Toronto.

It’s been two weeks of westward paddling since Stephen left the St. Lawrence River.

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River Rats

Author: Stephen

Stephen and Seaweed at Hidden Harbor

Seaweed has been tied up for the past week. I’m just 10 miles from the St. Lawrence River, but the wind is blowing, and I’m playing the waiting game.

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Just Passing Through

Author: Stephen

Sunset Paddle

Sunset Paddle…

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Lake Ontario-oh

Author: Stephen

Lake Ontari-oh

The weather wasn’t “supposed” to get rough until later Friday night. But on my way back from dinner at the other restaurant, the Bayside Pub, huge dark clouds suddenly started to build. Within 20 minutes, the wind was howling. I made it into the tent just as the clouds exploded.

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Day one on Great Lake number four

July 14th, 2013, at 11:20 AM, Stephen launched his canoe onto Lake Ontario. During previous summers he has circumnavigated Lakes Huron, Michigan and Erie, in that order.

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I watched from my computer, stuck at work…

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How can you not love Erie?

Author: Stephen

How can you not love Erie?

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