The next day Sammi and I ventured in to the woods behind the cabins to pick berries all afternoon... that we later turned in to cottage jam (tutorial to follow)!
Drifting out in to the middle of the lake, we got lost in conversation as we watched people pour in (about thirty in all) boatload by boatload and finally the guys arrived!
We mixed more drinks and made tofu + chicken kabobs on the fire before spending the night laughing hysterically at the crazy uncles who entertained us for hours Friday night!
The rest of the weekend was spent making feasts around the bonfire for every meal, consuming beers on the dock soaking up the sunshine and tubing after supper. After the sun set at a cool 11 PM, we crowded around the camp fire to listen to the acoustics and count the stars that speckled the bright sky above. It was serenity in its purest form.
We showered in the lake. We used an outhouse. We put our nursing skills to good use when we turned a tent in to a burn unit when someone
Even the road trip back to reality was full of last laughs pulling off on the side of the road for impromptu photo shoots! These are just the highlights as the stories from our five days at shuswap are endless!