I have been a camper all my life, since I was a child living at home. But the first time I took my wife camping was an experience for everyone in the campground. I took my wife, Joan, camping to Lake Minnedosa, Manitoba, where my family used to go all the time. We had gone with a group of friends. While sitting around the campfire the conversation turned to a ghost that used to roam this paticular campground. It was the ghostly apparition of a young female who had been swimming in the lake and unfortunately drowned.
My wife and I went to bed later that evening. My wife got up to use the campground washroom in the early morning hours while it was still dark. Unfortunately the closest one was at the other end of the park.
In the morning the campground was all abuzz about the ghost everyone had seen that morning walking with flowing robes through the campground. What was funny about the whole thing was, my wife had packed a white penoir set, sort of like a white nightgown with a pure white silk matching coat. That is what she wore to bed the previous night and when she went to use the washroom. When we found out the approximate time of the ghostly sighting, it matched my wife’s little stroll. My wife became known as the Ghost of Minnedosa within our camping group of friends. We still laugh about it to this day.
Submitted by Ron McKenzie of Mesachie Lake, BC Canada as a part of the RV Centennial Celebration “Share Your Favorite RV Memory” contest.
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