Touring Temagami

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stripslashes(I\'m thinking, "I got us lost, and now the car isn\'t working, and Irene hasn\'t killed me. Things are looking up.")

I'm thinking, "I got us lost, and now the car isn't working, and Irene hasn't killed me. Things are looking up."

stripslashes(Ferguson Bay, Day 1.)

Ferguson Bay, Day 1.

stripslashes(Sunset, Ferguson Bay)

Sunset, Ferguson Bay

stripslashes(Moonrise, Ferguson Bay)

Moonrise, Ferguson Bay

stripslashes(Frigging houseboats. This lot were oogling us through binoculars as they passed by. How obnoxious is that?)

Frigging houseboats. This lot were oogling us through binoculars as they passed by. How obnoxious is that?

stripslashes(If Bubbles wore sunglasses, they would look like these. Lady Evelyn Lake)

If Bubbles wore sunglasses, they would look like these. Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(Canoe trimaran, Lady Evelyn Lake)

Canoe trimaran, Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(These didn\'t use to be here, did they? Parkification, Lady Evelyn Lake. And for this, they want $7.50 per person per night?)

These didn't use to be here, did they? Parkification, Lady Evelyn Lake. And for this, they want $7.50 per person per night?

stripslashes(Irene was happy with my choice of toilet paper. Note the bag of used stuff.)

Irene was happy with my choice of toilet paper. Note the bag of used stuff.

stripslashes(Dedication "plaque" on a thunderbox.)

Dedication "plaque" on a thunderbox.

stripslashes(Volunteer-maintained thunderbox, Lady Evelyn Lake)

Volunteer-maintained thunderbox, Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(Our campsite on Lady Evelyn Lake)

Our campsite on Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(Paddling break, en route to Sucker Gut Lake.)

Paddling break, en route to Sucker Gut Lake.

stripslashes(Looking at Maple Mountain from Sucker Gut Lake)

Looking at Maple Mountain from Sucker Gut Lake

stripslashes(Halfway Lake, en route to the top of Maple Mountain. Why are those rocks orange?)

Halfway Lake, en route to the top of Maple Mountain. Why are those rocks orange?

stripslashes(Maple Mountain: the view from the top)

Maple Mountain: the view from the top

stripslashes(Atop Maple Mountain.)

Atop Maple Mountain.

stripslashes(The fire tower atop Maple Mountain. Climb if you feel you must to say you did it, but the view isn\'t all that different.)

The fire tower atop Maple Mountain. Climb if you feel you must to say you did it, but the view isn't all that different.

stripslashes(Irene returning from the hunt, the slain bag of pasta at her feet. Hobart Lake)

Irene returning from the hunt, the slain bag of pasta at her feet. Hobart Lake

stripslashes(Maple Mountain, viewed from Tupper Lake)

Maple Mountain, viewed from Tupper Lake

stripslashes(The creek connecting Hobart and Sucker Gut. Looking towards Sucker Gut.)

The creek connecting Hobart and Sucker Gut. Looking towards Sucker Gut.

stripslashes(Found on the creek twixt Hobart and Sucker Gut)

Found on the creek twixt Hobart and Sucker Gut

stripslashes(I think this is Frank Falls.)

I think this is Frank Falls.

stripslashes(Frank Falls.)

Frank Falls

stripslashes(Lady Evelyn River)

Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(Lady Evelyn River)

Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(Irene looking tough. Lady Evelyn River)

Irene looking tough. Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(Rock hopping along the shores of the Lady Evelyn River. I\'m still breathing hard from the portage around Centre Falls.)

Rock hopping along the shores of the Lady Evelyn River. I'm still breathing hard from the portage around Centre Falls.

stripslashes(Lady Evelyn River)

Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(The parkification of Temagami. What? Abandoned socks aren\'t good enough for ya?)

The parkification of Temagami. What? Abandoned socks aren't good enough for ya?

stripslashes(Rain on Katherine Lake, where the Lady Evelyn\'s north and south channels meet.)

Rain on Katherine Lake, where the Lady Evelyn's north and south channels meet.

stripslashes(Irene wasn\'t thrilled about the rain.)

Irene wasn't thrilled about the rain.

stripslashes(It ended soon enough. Sunset, Katherine Lake.)

It ended soon enough. Sunset, Katherine Lake.

stripslashes(Katherine Lake, Sunset)

Katherine Lake, Sunset

stripslashes(Katherine Lake. I just liked these clouds.)

Katherine Lake. I just liked these clouds.

stripslashes(Rock Garden. Lady Evelyn River)

Rock Garden. Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(Twin Sisters Falls, home of the Hap Wilson Institute. I mean cabin. I\'d say it blends in fairly well)

Twin Sisters Falls, home of the Hap Wilson Institute. I mean cabin. I'd say it blends in fairly well.

stripslashes(Twin Sisters Falls, Lady Evelyn River.)

Twin Sisters Falls, Lady Evelyn River.

stripslashes(Scree canyon, below Twin Sisters Falls, Lady Evelyn River. Temagami, Ontario, Canada, Earth.)

Scree canyon, below Twin Sisters Falls, Lady Evelyn River. Temagami, Ontario, Canada, Earth.

stripslashes(Cabin Falls aka Twin Sisters Falls)

Cabin Falls, aka Twin Sisters Falls

stripslashes(Fat Man\'s Falls, Lady Evelyn River)

Fat Man's Falls, Lady Evelyn River

stripslashes(Fat Man\'s portage, Lady Evelyn River. Yup. Sure looks like a portage to me.)

Fat Man's portage, Lady Evelyn River. Yup. Sure looks like a portage to me.

stripslashes(Detail, Willow Island Lake)

Detail, Willow Island Lake

stripslashes(Detail at sunset, Willow Island Lake)

Detail at sunset, Willow Island Lake

stripslashes(Irene picking blueberries, Willow Island Lake)

Irene picking blueberries, Willow Island Lake

stripslashes(Chris ranting on about something in the journal, Willow Island Lake)

Chris ranting on about something in the journal, Willow Island Lake

stripslashes(Making tea. I do know how to use the stove, you know.)

Making tea. I do know how to use the stove, you know.

stripslashes(The trunk of this tree snapped off, and still it grows.)

The trunk of this tree snapped off, and still it grows.

stripslashes(Lady Evelyn Lake)

Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(Where Diamond Lake flows into Lady Evelyn Lake)

Where Diamond Lake flows into Lady Evelyn Lake

stripslashes(Diamond Lake: storm coming)

Diamond Lake: storm coming

stripslashes(Diamond Lake. At 3pm, it appeared this storm thing was getting serious.)

Diamond Lake. At 3pm, it appeared this storm thing was getting serious.

stripslashes(6:30pm. Shoring up the tarp. No, we were not planning on using that sock to mark a portage.)

6:30pm. Shoring up the tarp. No, we were not planning on using that sock to mark a portage.

stripslashes(Cloud retreating from Diamond Lake after the grand finale thunderstorm. 6:30pm.)

Cloud retreating from Diamond Lake after the grand finale thunderstorm. 6:30pm.

stripslashes(By 8:15pm, the sky was clearing.)

By 8:15pm, the sky was clearing.

stripslashes(Diamond Lake. Are these gooseberries?)

Diamond Lake. Are these gooseberries?

stripslashes(Diamond Lake, 9pm, after the thunderstorm)

Diamond Lake, 9pm, after the thunderstorm

stripslashes(...just to prove it went across the sky. Diamond Lake)

...just to prove it went across the sky. Diamond Lake

stripslashes(The rainbow had a rainbow.)

The rainbow had a rainbow.

stripslashes(Seen enough rainbow pictures yet? Don\'t worry. This is the last.)

Seen enough rainbow pictures yet? Don't worry. This is the last.

stripslashes(Happy patrons of the Temagami thunderstorm theatre)

Happy patrons of the Temagami thunderstorm theatre

stripslashes(Sunset, Diamond Lake.)

Sunset, Diamond Lake.

stripslashes(Diamond Lake sunset)

diamond_lake_sunset

stripslashes(Detail, Diamond Lake sunset)

Detail, Diamond Lake sunset

stripslashes(Detail, sunset, Diamond Lake.)

Detail, sunset, Diamond Lake.

stripslashes(Detail, Diamond Lake sunrise)

Detail, Diamond Lake sunrise

stripslashes(I like spiderwebs about as much as I like rainbows it seems.)

I like spiderwebs about as much as I like rainbows it seems.

stripslashes(Diamond Lake detail.)

Diamond Lake detail.

stripslashes(Sunrise on Diamond Lake)

Sunrise on Diamond Lake