After a lovely happy birthday text last November, I received a second text: “I’d love to get back to Canada sometime and see some of these pretty places you post about. Could I convince you to take/join me on a kayak excursion in the spring?” Sure, Irene. Twist my rubber arm!
Date: Thursday May 7, 2015 Weather: Sunny and breezy. High of 20 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~7km We took advantage of the warm morning to dry some dewy gear before hopping on the water heading towards the town of Killarney for one last paddle.
Date: Wednesday May 6, 2015 Weather: Sunny and calm. High of 20+ degrees Celsius. Distance: ~10km This was our day to explore the south side of Philip Edward Island: all of its granite nooks and crannies, every funky, wind-bent Eastern white pine, each ring-billed gull squawking at us.
Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Weather: Sunny and calm. High of 16 degrees Celsius. Distance: ~5km The day started early and we managed to avoid much of Toronto’s notorious morning rush on the 401. But by Killarney both body and spirit had had enough of the car. I needed to be on the water, pronto. ThereContinue reading “Day 1: Toronto to Killarney”