Where to go: Wolves and wilderness

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The latest entry to our “Where to Go” contest comes from Julie Bynum, who writes in with an account of her trip to Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, or BWCAW.

Last summer (August) I spent 3 days canoeing and camping in the BWCAW. Now believe me, I am not the outdoorsy type, but the area is absolutely awesome. The trip I took was through the International Wolf Center, which is located in Ely, in partnership with Outward Bound. The people and the area is not to be missed. It is on NatGeo’s list of top 50 places to visit. Here is a link to my photos of this trip and here are two of my favorite photos; and this is me!

I forgot to mention the best part of this trip:

NO CELL PHONES

NO RADIOS

NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES OF ANY KIND

In fact, the only sounds of civilization at all during the trip was the two times that the Park Ranger airplane went over.

For more photos of this trip and others, check out Julie’s pBase site.

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