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!
It’s his birthday, so I thought we’d celebrate with a few magic Mike moments… Mike the fur trade company directorRead more.
Physician chill thyself…
After just over a week in Thunder Bay we finally got back on the water and paddled away from Joan’sRead more.
The area between the Sleeping Giant and Rossport is still well paddled so there are a fair few ‘rustic’ campsites.Read more.
A Bit Too Superior?
Well fed, and after a bottle of wine, we had a slightly leisurely start the next morning. Leaving Rossport weRead more.
Our drive down to ‘The Soo’ was beautiful but sad as we both quietly observed all the majesty of thisRead more.
The Great (Lakes) Escape
The Great Lakes, Superior and Huron, have dominated our lives for the last five weeks. And they’ve dominated our thoughtsRead more.
Up the French!
We left our final Lake Huron camp shortly after dawn in a gorgeous flat calm, painfully aware of our limitedRead more.
Downhill all the way!
Pontoon at the Sunset Inn We left the Sunset Inn and paddled the remaining 5km or so towards North Bay,Read more.
Dead heads and warm hearts
‘Apart from a few short sections of rapids this part of the Ottawa river can be considered a series ofRead more.