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About rambleoutyonder

A duo inspired to live life to the fullest.

Paddling The Shield: Canoe Tripping in Killarney Provincial Park

  It’s 7 am on a chilly February morning. Huddled up to our phone outside a quaint little cabin in the Adirondacks of New York state (while on a ski trip) we are desperately trying to maintain reception while we talk … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters of La Verendrye, Quebec: Trip #2

We fell in love with the wildness and beauty immediately on our first trip to La Verendrye. You can read about that trip here: La Verendrye Trip #1. Three weeks later we went back and were again spoiled by the … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters: Canoe tripping in La Verendrye, Quebec

Three hours north of Ottawa, a midst the untamed forests of Quebec, lies a wilderness of dozens (maybe hundreds?) of interconnecting lakes and rivers, surrounded by rocky shores of Canadian shield and dense bush and tall trees. This is La … Continue reading

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Smith Rock to Sisters, OR: An Overnighter

A cyclist’s dream, the state of Oregon exudes bike friendliness. Portland, it’s most populous city, is a multitude of bike pathways and bike lanes and rates consistently in the top 5 cities in the country for most bikeable city; there … Continue reading

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2 Bikes, 8 Panniers, a trailer….and a Puppy?

  Yes, a little Springer Spaniel has been added to the adventure. We picked up Bodhi at 8 weeks old and have been gearing him up for a life of bikes, trails and the great outdoors ever since. We purchased … Continue reading

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The Daily Commute

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South of South

Three planes, two buses, a shuttle and many kilometres on our feet we found ourselves in the deep Patagonia of Argentina and Chile. The vast area is renowned for it’s mountain towers, rolling pampas, layers of glaciers and wind!. We … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

“We rarely hear the inward music, but we are all dancing to it nevertheless” (Rumi) A weekend of meditation, mindfulness and looking inward. Two days hosted by very dear friends, this was something very new to me but an area … Continue reading

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An Escape from the Snow: Biking SW Utah

By mid February, where we come from, the winter can seem endless. The days are a mix of grey skies and falling snow or sunny and cloudless with chilly winds and melting ice creating foot swallowing puddles along city sidewalks. … Continue reading

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Travels In Portugal (Part 5): The Atlantic Coast

And finally! the final instalment of our wonderful travels in Portugal. After three weeks of pedaling through the Portuguese countryside we arrived at the northwestern coast; beyond, as far as the eye could see, only blue ocean. It seemed fitting … Continue reading

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