Drifting along on Knife Lake

July 3, 2007

There are few things more relaxing than drifting solo through a calm wilderness at dusk in a canoe. 10 hours of paddling is past, camp is in order and clean, a hearty dinner sits heavy and a smelly sleeping bag awaits. Everything requiring thoughtful attention is past and nothing requiring effort remains. There is nothing else to do at night than canoe along the shores and in the bays, and that's just fine. I took a book, Hemingway, but it seemed like a sin.

Categories: Minnesota, BWCA - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness