Saturday, 18 July 2009

Saturday July 18, 2009 - Trip to Parry Sound

Today was another day of sun, cloud and rain.

The only difference is today we drove south to Parry Sound (birthplace of Bobby Orr) along Hwy 69. I thought we would see glimpses of Georgian Bay on the way but we didn't. The scenery along the highway is very pretty with lots of rivers and marshes though.

Clouds as we headed south

Dead pine tree along the road

Snowmobile Bridge at the French River Provincial Park Rest area

French River taken from the snowmobile bridge

Hwy 69 Bridge as taken from the snowmobile bridge

Birch tree growing amongst the rocks

The story of the snowmobile bridge

We made a brief stop in Parry Sound along Parry Sound Inlet which is part of Georgian Bay. We also stopped at a Tourist Information Bureau to get some campground information but wound up driving to the Parry Sound KOA and we were able to get 2 nights there (Monday and Tuesday) at around $37 or so per night. They are pretty booked up! No idea where we'll be after that.

Part of downtown Parry Sound

This is for our granddaughter, Lilly

Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound

is also the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame

Georgian Bay from downtown Parry Sound

Scene near the KOA at Parry Sound

Pretty purple flowers among the lilies and lily pads

Scene along Hwy 69 on our return to Sudbury

We left at 10 and got back at 5. These driving days are taking their toll. I'll be really glad to get to Lindsay and stay in one place for a while!


  1. Lynne Ennis10:47 pm

    Love those pastel clouds! And the new haircut! Are you going to the Virginia Rally in September? We just signed up today.

  2. What great pictures! We were talking today we'll have to watch our on the go all the time. I guess the first year we'll be on the move.


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