Want absolute tranquility?
This past weekend Keith and I had the opportunity to head up to the North West end of Algonquin Park, to an amazing program called Voyageur Quest. People from all over the globe come to this amazing place. “The log cabin is ideal for those people looking for an Algonquin Park active and fun winter adventure with a comfortable bed at the end of the day”
We began our trip with a big bowl of fresh homemade soup, beer bread (divine, fresh, and hot!) and a fresh salad. Shortly afterward, we went for a short hike on showshoes for about 2 hours, which was a great way to experience the beautiful outdoors, lots of fresh powder, and work up a sweat.
Our trek took us through serene forest, while our guide was a wonderful source of information for various things that we were seeing, whether it was to point out the footprints of a rabbit or deer that had recently been by, or to show us the massive holes in the trees left by a Pileated Woodpecker.
Our weekend was the perfect winter “refresher”, and by this I mean that Keith and I had lost our interest in winter over the past few years. A combination of events over these past years have led us to want to spend winter inside, just cocooning and not getting out, not being active, and it was beginning to show in our attitude. Getting out into the snow, with the gorgeous scenery and fresh air has invigorated us for winter yet again, and we cannot wait to get back out again.
At the end of each day, the peace in front of a roaring fire, with some great new friends we met from Scotland and Toronto, was heavenly.
Do YOU have a love of the cold season? Maybe you live somewhere warm and don’t have one? If that is the case, I would highly recommend looking into Voyageur Quest. It is amazing.