Canoeing Across Canada 2017

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 director
After just over a week in Thunder Bay we finally got back on the water and paddled away from Joan's
The area between the Sleeping Giant and Rossport is still well paddled so there are a fair few 'rustic' campsites.
Well fed, and after a bottle of wine, we had a slightly leisurely start the next morning. Leaving Rossport we
Our drive down to 'The Soo' was beautiful but sad as we both quietly observed all the majesty of this
The Great Lakes, Superior and Huron, have dominated our lives for the last five weeks. And they've dominated our thoughts
We left our final Lake Huron camp shortly after dawn in a gorgeous flat calm, painfully aware of our limited
Pontoon at the Sunset Inn We left the Sunset Inn and paddled the remaining 5km or so towards North Bay,
'Apart from a few short sections of rapids this part of the Ottawa river can be considered a series of
For once, we were looking forward to paddling though a city. Well we should, really, Ottawa being the nation's capital