Kids, we've found, are the same in Canada as in the US. We noticed this group jumping off a 40ft high overpass just as we passed under. If you look closely you can see the first jumper in the water to the left. We hope they know what's under the water below.
Here's the others getting ready for their turn.
It seems that every island or tree in the rivers and lakes become resting places for all types of birds. Rice Lake is no exception.
The entrance to the Otonabee River leads us to Peterborough and is site of the Hiawatha First Nation Indian reservation. Now autonomous, it dates back to 1818. The river is similar to a Louisiana bayou and is lined with cottages, RV parks, and camp grounds.
Arriving in Peterborough's Little Lake we are greeted by a huge fountain ... impressive.