Crossing the Summit. High altitude boating.
July 23, 2019 Tuesday Big Bob Channel Lock 32, Bobcaygeon, ON to Lock 39 Portage (middle of nowhere) Brock, ON 35.7 nautical miles.
Elevation: 745 ft Locks 2 Ascent 30 feet. Locks 3 Descent 95 feet
Along the Way
Fenelon Falls. From one cutesie town Babcageon to another Fenelon Falls.
Kirkfield Lift Lock
– Marshmallow was originally made from the mallow plant (Athaea officinalis) that grows wild in marshes.
– The French were introduced to marshmallow in the early to mid-1800s. candy makers replaced the mallow root with gelatin.
– Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows each year, about the same weight as 1,286 gray whales.
Drolleries and Yuks
Did you hear about the fire in the shoe factory?
The police said some heels started it. 10,000 soles were lost.