As we started out on our Summer Road Trip 2011, I detected a little smile from Rocco.
Yep, that's a smile!
We stopped for lunch at Shananigans in Prince Albert on the tip of a follower.
It was a great suggestion. The food was amazing! I had a veggie, hummus wrap and a fruit tart.
Oh, and don't forget the Mars Bar Latte,,,so good!
We arrived to Candle Lake, and a lot of rain. It was too wet to tour around, so we met up with Andrew, the Saskatchewanderer, and had to make our own fun.
First, we had dinner in the Candle Lake Lodge Club house, which was very good...I had the walleye.
Later, after I did his hair and nails, we made popcorn. Mmm, Jiffy Pop!
Rocco and I with Andrew Konoff, the Saskatchewanderer.
Day 2 at Candle Lake Golf Resort, and still the rain won't stop.
Pro Shop inside the clubhouse.
My yurt! Her name is Betty…fitting I’d have to say. What is a yurt you ask? Learn more here: http://florabora.ca/accommodation/whats-a-yurt Basically they are a super cool accommodation…in my opinion. The yurts at Flora Bora are brand new, and impressive inside and out.
Inside my yurt. Flora Bora has two yurts, both house complete kitchens, bathrooms, dining tables and two queen-sized bed.
My lovely bed.
I felt so spoiled! My lovely hosts Karen and Justin Wasylyk surprised me with fresh bread and fudge made locally. Amazing :)
Each of Flora Bora's yurts are named: Betty and Yeti.
This is Betty’s brother Yeti (yurt #2), who is just as cute but has his own different feel. The Wasylyk’s have attended to every detail, from the major amenities in the kichen and bathroom, to the smallest touches like handmade furniture and lighting fixtures.
The wood-heated hot tub.
Tuddles Lake, just down the road from the yurts.
Pan fried norther pike on a bed of joy choy (grown in the chef's own garden) and sweet red pepper aside garlic and oregano roasted potatoes. The salad ingredients were all local and their raspberry citrus dressing was the perfect match. Then came dessert...
This was dessert...yep, no words...so good. Coconut cream cheesecake with rhubarb strawberry sauce.
I started day 2 at Flora Bora with a canoe ride on the little lake next to the property. It's the perfect size for activities like this and it was a perfect day for a paddle.
The water was like a mirror...so pretty.
Water was like glass.
Flora Bora has marked there trails with hand-made signs so you know you're not lost :)
Flora Bora has 2 awesome retro bikes that they lend out to guests. Karen took me down to Sunnyside Beach, which is on Emma Lake. It was about a 10-minute bike ride.
They also packed me a picnic lunch...so awesome!
Flora Bora also has a cool retro golf cart, which they let me drive.
The resort village of Waskesiu.
The buildings are beautiful. There are all sorts of shops and restaurants to check out.
From the pier looking at the beach.
Plenty of beach.
What a great way to explore!
Prince Albert National Park Nature Centre.
Waskesiu Golf Course.
More businesses on the main street.
Lots of play areas and green spaces for families to enjoy.
I just love these street signs, so unique.
On my way back to Prince Albert from Waskesiu, I stopped by Land of the Loon Resort. It's just a few minutes drive off the main highway.
Part of Land of the Loon Resort is the Snail's Pace Dining Room.
View of the main building from the lake.
View of Anglin Lake from the main Lodge.