Posts by Kate



  …It was just another night With a sunset And a moonrise not so far behind To give us just...

Change is good

Hiking the Stawamus Chief

How Do You Pronounce Portage?

How Do You Pronounce Portage?

I learned to canoe in Canada so my “portage” sounds more French than if I’d learned in the States.  

Maneuvering Out of the Eddy

Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part Two)

It has taken me some time – two and a half months to be exact – to write this post...

Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part One)

Before Wild Women Expeditions’ whitewater canoe clinic in June, I’d spent eight whole days in a canoe.  Granted they were...

Historical tour of Normandy

Review: Overlordtour

OVERLORDTOUR PHOTO Church at Angoville au Plain “Do you know what this is?” Our guide, Stephane Kraus of Overlordtour, gestured...

Travel through France

Past travel experiences: Amboise

I have learned to say “Canadian” when asked what nationality my husband and I are while traveling. I feel I’m...

childhood adventures

Favorite Childhood Nature Spots

At the back of Shelter Valley Mobile Home Park in Newfield, New York sits single-wide trailer number 541 on the...

Highland Backpacking Trail map available for purchase at Algonquin Park

Highland Backpacking Trail

Here are a few shots from my 3-day backpacking trip in Algonquin Park on the Highland Backpacking Trail. I took...

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