I got an early start from White River. Even Winnie wasn't awake yet. The day started off a bit cloudy, started to clear up but by time I got to Wawa, around 1, it clouded up and started to rain. Pour is more like it. People in Wawa were scurrying about and running for cover. Since I just stayed at a motel and hearing that it's supposed to clear I put on my rain gear and stuck it out. It rained hard for about an hour and slowed to a drizzle.
The ride to Wawa was much like the day before with some hills and some good long flat sections. After Wawa there were a few more hills. In fact I was climbing into the clouds and visibility was not very good but cleared again after a short while.
I got some grocery shopping done in Wawa and looked around a bit but with the rain coming down it made it a bit uncomfortable.
Wawa, Ojbway for "Big Goose" (if I remember correctly) is a town of about 3500. At the visitor information centre they have the world's largest Canadian goose statue welcoming you into town.
At the visitor information centre I got the correct distance to the campground from Wawa. I'm finding that most of the directions and distances I'm given are wrong. As an example 35 km outside of White River is the Obatanga Provincial Park. I stopped in to find out the distance from Wawa to this park. I was told that it was only 5 km. In actuallity it is 30km. So I usually ask for directions or information from two sources and guess the rest. No wonder guys don't like to ask for directions!
I got to the campground about 5ish and wet. I'm going to stay an extra day for rest as I realised today that I haven't taken a whole day off since Steinbach almost two weeks ago.
Today my odometer passed 4000 km. A milestone.
Or is that kilometrestone?
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