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...

search and rescue

Search and Rescue

We spent most of a Thursday reviewing map and compass skills as well as discussing in big broad strokes the...

maps compasses and gps

Maps, Compasses, and GPS

I used to hang the map inserts from our National Geographic subscription for decoration on my walls.  I’ve received 2...

Rock Wall, Challenge and High Ropes Courses

I stepped gingerly into two circles of black nylon webbing, cinched them around my quads and double-backed their tails through...

River Touring: Sea Kayaking

Day One: Thursday started off chilly, close to the freezing mark but with warmer temperatures on the way.  We sat...

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