OUR ROAD SCHOLARS have had a great time exploring

OUR ROAD SCHOLARS have had a great time exploring Voyageurs National Park and environs. A last evening in Ely overlooking Shagawa Lake. Then two days of lovely weather (after a tough stretch.) A Park Boat cruise to Kettle Falls in the heart of the Border Country. A fine meal at The Dam Restaurant in tiny Orr, MN. Then paddling among

FOLLOWING A GRAND sunset on the shore

FOLLOWING A GRAND sunset on the shore of Gitchi-gami, our Road Scholars awoke to a drizzly morn. The drive to Ely remained foggy and misty, and with arrival at Sigurd Olson’s Listening Point the thunderstorms and torrential rains began to roll through with a vengeance. But we enjoyed the old cabin and the writing shack, with stories and mandolin music

June Road Scholar North Woods trip

A BEAUTIFUL DAY to start our June Road Scholar North Woods trip. Heading out with rain in the morning, we drove out of the bad weather and by the time we reached Gooseberry Falls the skies had cleared (mostly) allowing a grand view of the falls and a lovely hike out to the tip of Shovel Point in Tettegouche State