Driving along the north and south shores of Lake Superior, we visited many little towns and saw some interesting sights.
big things tour", but had some fun at the Egli's Sheep Farm / Wool and Sheepskin Shop as well. The store carried a wide variety of wool products including sweaters, socks, hats and some beautiful rugs of Native design. The sign in front advertised "onsite manufacturing" of their wares. The whimsical handicapped parking spot portrayed the image of a sheep walking with a cane.
famous giant Canada goose that is the town's mascot, the visitor's centre features multiple interesting displays. Colourful totems are nicknamed "Gitchigoomies" after the Ojibwe Native American name for Lake Superior. I first heard this term in passing while listening to Gordon Lightfoot's song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald", but did not realize what it was referring to until I visited Wawa. Muskoka chairs lined the terrace and coastline surrounding the visitor's centre. Each chair was designed or decorated by a different artist.
Blue Eagle Gallery were also on display.