Canada by the numbers and in photos

Cycling across the plateau near Eagle Plains on the Dempster Hwy In 11 weeks, I Cycled 3654km, Hiked 132km, Canoed 715km, many friendships and I have memories that I will cherish for a lifetime. Thank you Can...

Hiking the West Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail, widely acknowledged as the best hike in Canada reminded me a lot of the South Coast Track in Tasmania. Absolutely amazing. I arrived in Victoria with amazing weather which looked set to c...
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Cycling the East Coast of Vancouver Island

Black Bear checking me out Cycling out of Telegraph Cove with a threat of yet more rain a curious Black Bear stops in front of me on the road to check me out. Its not the first time this has happened. In fa...
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The Whales of Telegraph Cove

Bubble net feeding Humpback Whale of Telegraph Cove, Canada. Telegraph Cove is well known for its great Whale Watching. I really wanted to experience the area by Sea Kayak but my inability to provide paperw...

Alert Bay

I'm always interested in learning about indigenous culture which led me to take a detour to Alert Bay on Cormorant Island to visit the U'Mista Cultural Centre. The culture of the First Nations is on display and...

Goodbye Canadian Mainland

It's been a while since I've updated anything on this site, my computer was taking issue at its harsh treatment over recent months and decided it needed a rest, the replacement parts are making it feel so much ...

Searching for Spirit Bears and Glaciers

Salmon Glacier Spirit Bears (or Kemode Bears) are those rarest of Black Bears that live in the coastal rainforests of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada. A common place to see them is said to be around the t...

Cycling the Cassier Hwy

Bear glacier, not far from Stewart / Hyder. Its all downhill from here. It was late in the afternoon when I reached my final destination of the small twin town of Stewart BC and Hyder Alaska. Earlier in the d...

Cycling the remote Robert Campbell Hwy

Cycling the Robert Campbell Hwy in the late afternoon light The Campbell Hwy is the second last of my remote highways in this part of North America. And it was remote, more remote and with less traffic than a...