Category Archives: Camping

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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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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Mighty Assiniboine

Mount Assiniboine-called the Matterhorn of the Rockies. And for good reason. This majestic peak stands tall and dominant among the others. Its beauty is awe inspiring; from the first peek to the last glance it’s hard to take your eyes … Continue reading

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Days of Summer

Oh these wonderful days of summer. Hot sun, long nights, where everything just feels like its bursting to be alive. When June rolled around this year we hit the ground running. Since then our weeks have been a steady cycle … Continue reading

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The Great (Great!) Divide-Stage 1

We just completed the first stage of the Great Divide Bike trail-Banff, AB to Roosville, Montana. Fantastic! 9 days of beautiful backcountry cycling-through valleys, over mountain passes, along old fire roads and rough single-track trails with the sun in our … Continue reading

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