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Following Tom Thomson

Following Tom Thomson

October 13-15, 2017

A weekend of canoeing, log cabin hospitality and Tom Thomson storiesFollow celebrated painter Tom Thomson’s trail by canoe to photograph, paint and explore the islands, rivers and streams of Algonquin Park’s north west corner. Relax and enjoy Algonquin Log Cabin hospitality including Chef Nikoline’s tasty meals served in front of the stone fireplace. Learn about Thomson’s connection to Kawawaymog Lake, the South River and his mysterious death in 1917.
Tom Thomson’s paintings and travel to Algonquin Park’s north west corner have been well documented. Thomson was great friends with Tom Wattie, an Algonquin Park ranger who worked out of his camp on Kawawawaymog Lake and who was from South River. Thomson loved to visit his friend on Watties island and often paddled the South River to town for business and mail. Several paintings including The Tent and Mud Bay were painted from Watties island.
This autumn weekend takes place during the late fall where we follow Thomson’s tracks to the sites of his famous autumn paintings of this area.
Cost is $625 per person and includes: two nights log cabin accommodation, meals lunch day 1 to lunch day, guided interpretative program.
Cost does not include HST, personal clothing or transfers from Toronto ( available for additional $190)