In 2017 we completed a remarkable five month, 5,500km journey across Canada from the Rocky Mountains to Montreal, in a 17 foot canoe called Bertha. The posts in this section describe that journey. Enjoy!
Welcome to the Canada blog!
What on earth were we thinking???Read more Welcome to the Canada blog!Read more.
Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler and a lot of food...Read more Arrived!!!Read more.
A living legend…
...and our first night in the tent.Read more A living legend…Read more.
On the water…!
We’ve begun! We had a stunning drive through the Rockies, stopped briefly at Lake Louise and Banff and even caughtRead more.
About the river:
The North Saskatchewan river rises in the Rocky Mountains at the Saskatchewan Glacier and travels 1287km until it joins theRead more.
Storms, sailing and Saskatchewan!
11 days out, 640km travelled Haven’t fallen out… Haven’t fallen in! You might have noticed the dot didn’t move veryRead more.
Tiger balm! Stat!
‘Saskatchewan: you are uninspiring.’ Said by Mike just a few, admittedly slow and frustrating, miles across the line. Queue 2Read more.
PA and the Magnificent Mickelsons!
We are writing from the banks Saskatchewan river, shortly before it becomes a series of dammed (m, not n –Read more.
We made the paper!
Before we left RMH, Shaelyn from the Rocky Mountaineer came to interview us. And we made the paper! A lovelyRead more.
The kindness of strangers
You will have seen that most of our posts finish with a list of thanks owed to people we knowRead more.