In PA (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan)

Journal entry for Saturday 24th Sep, 2016 (day 61, miles 6541)

It was still raining this morning with a light mist so that driving south towards Prince Albert was like being in a green/grey tunnel.

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Gray sky, gravel road (Gravel Pit Hwy 2, Saskatchewan)

Journal entry for Friday 23rd Sep, 2016 (day 60, miles 6426)

The sky was gray this morning as we set out along Hwy 165 and it was not long before the rain started and proceeded to set in for the day. Thus the day turned into a long drive along a surprisingly good quality gravel road.

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Bears 4 + 1 (Lac La Plonge, Saskatchewan)

Journal entry for Thursday 22nd Sep, 2016 (day 59, miles 6309)

We took a few photos of the campground this morning as the light was great and the water on the lake incredibly still. Thereafter a series of minor highways (!!) before joining Hwy 155 north to a place on our map called Beauval. Along 155 we saw a number of bears, one small clearly brown bear scurrying off the road away from the traffic, one black but unfortunately dead on the side of the road and just before Beauval a mother black bear and two cubs. Unfortunately no really good photos.

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Shopping spree (Unnamed Campground Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan)

Journal entry for Wednesday 21st Sep, 2016 (day 58, miles 6158)

We drove all the way back to Cold Lake this morning to go on a shopping spree for some clothing. Nina needs socks and gloves and I need socks and long johns. These proved amazingly difficult to get as "the winter stuff is not in stock yet".

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Farm land, boom towns, and time for laundry (Meadow Lake Prov Park, Saskatchewan)

Journal entry for Tuesday 20th Sep, 2016 (day 57, miles 6042)

We visited the towns of Lac La Biche and Cold Lake today. A grocery resupply in La Biche and laundry in Cold Lake. They both gave the impression of being little boom towns, a small "older part of town" with lots of new shops and facilities grafted on the side. Lots of new pickup trucks and surprisingly large car dealerships.

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