May 31, 2015

beaver-lake1And in the beginning, there were no roads. That’s why he was in a boat when he saw the horses walking on water. Beaver Lake in the Kawartha Highlands flows, then dribbles, into Lake Catchacoma. In 1954, Pearson’s Landing was on the west shore of Catchacoma and that’s where we left our car. To get to our cottage at the eastern end of Beaver Lake, you had use a boat – in our case a tiny white wooden dory with a three-and-a-half horsepower motor. Going full blast it took us at least three quarters of an hour to get there.