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A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

A Road Trip in Assynt, Scotland’s Far North

  We had signed up to this adventurous house sit before any of the others and it was only when we began to fill in…

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How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

How Did I End Up Here? – A Sailors Mourning

  . This short travel piece ‘How Did I End Up Here?’ is an excerpt from my sailing diary in 2010 somewhere in the Solomon…

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The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park

The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park

The Sounds in the Silence, Grasslands National Park   A sound brings me to my senses, a guttural noise that scars the peaceful whisper of…

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Meet Valdez, Alaska’s True Adventure Playground

Meet Valdez, Alaska’s True Adventure Playground

  Psssst. I found a place you just have to visit. Meet Valdez, Alaska’s true adventure playground.   Alaska is a place known by everyone,…

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Reaching Climax, the Bible Belt and Canada’s Prairies

Reaching Climax, the Bible Belt and Canada’s Prairies

On our final push back east across the country to return to Winnipeg, we skirted the southern border to complete a 20,000km loop of central…

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Kayaking With Icebergs : An Alaskan Adventure

Kayaking With Icebergs : An Alaskan Adventure

We never dreamed that our Ultimate Canadian Road Trip would lead us to Alaska and to one incredible adventure after another, this is what it…

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Churchill: The World’s Wild Safari Park

Churchill: The World’s Wild Safari Park

. Churchill is a tiny town in Northern Manitoba, Canada. You might not have heard of it since theres only one thousand people that live here, in…

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Kluane NP… The Impenetrable Wilderness

Kluane NP… The Impenetrable Wilderness

From the minute we researched Kluane National Park we knew one thing, that our ultimate Canadian road trip had to include it. Described as being…

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When you Whisper in the Presence of a Glacier

When you Whisper in the Presence of a Glacier

Who would have thought on our 100 day ultimate Canadian road trip we would have made it to Alaska?! Not in a thousand years. But…

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Our Week in Polar Bear Country

Our Week in Polar Bear Country

Churchill… just one of those places etched into our memories as the place of dreams. Making our way via Manitoba’s long dusty highways we made…

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