Butter pot Park
We had sunshine last Sunday and went snowshoeing at Butter pot Park. It is popular for cross-country skiing. There were people pulling sleds with kettles and stuff to have a “boil up”, using snow. Something, which we still want to try. Once Mr. T. went hunting in Calgary and they had tea made with snow melted in a tin can. When we got the kids were playing in the snow, trying to build an igloo.
“One of the most popular customs of people who love the outdoors is a day out in the woods or at stream side where there is opportunity to relax, build a small fire, and boil a small bit of water to make a cup of tea and enjoy a small lunch. The 'boil up", as it is called, is an integral part of any outdoor excursion and to some people more important than shooting game or catching fish.”
Posted by Tokeloshe at 6:43 PM
Labels: boilup, Hiking, Newfoundland
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