Trips

Italy-2018-Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is so much more than a cool photograph of a cliff side village right next to the ocean.  The trails that link the 5 historic  towns are full […]

The Tombstones: Full Circle • Into The Unknown

[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into […]

Adventures in Campground Automotive

In all my years and many kilometres of enjoying road trips by car, I have been fortunate not to experience a catastrophic vehicle failure which would require the intervention of […]

Project Yukon • The Adventure Begins

Well, so much for writing more…. My upcoming Yukon trip preparation is taking an incredible amount of time which has kept from writing, however I did manage to get out […]

Happy New Year!! 2015

Happy New Year!!!! As another year has come and passed, one can’t help but sit back and reflect. It is also a time to look forward to the future. In […]

Finding Inspiration

I would like to start this story by saying “from time to time” however,  it is more like “quite often”  I sit in front of my keyboard without a single […]

The Voyage Home • Vancouver Island, Sooke to Port Renfrew Part V

It was time to go home.  Unlike the crew of the Enterprise, I would not be concerned with having to board a bird of prey with it’s  “Klingon stench” and […]

Botany Bay?! Oh No!! • Vancouver Island, Sooke to Port Renfrew – Part IV

I will once again  apologize  to those that are unfamiliar with my references  to the classic Star Trek Movie, The Wrath of Khan. I just can’t help it.  As a […]

Vancouver Island • Sooke to Port Renfrew: Part II… Mystic Beach

A  2 km hike at the east end of the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail will take you to Mystic Beach. It is a  relatively easy hike through a coastal […]

Vancouver Island • Sooke to Port Renfrew: Part I

Sometimes life throws you little curve balls and after nearly 9 months of not  even picking up a camera,  I was finally able to plan a short trip out to […]