Tag Archives: adventure travel

The High Passes of Everest Trek Part 4- Lobuche to The Gokyo Lakes via Cho La

Previous Post: Part 3 – Chhukhung To Everest Via Kongma La I didn’t know this at the time but our departure back down the Khumbu Glacier from Lobuche was not a good-bye to Everest and Nuptse and Lhotse after all. … Continue reading

Posted in hiking/trekking, Nepal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Tale of Three Rivers: Being An Account of a Trip By Canadian Canoe Up the Brightsand and Kashishibog and Down the Kopka

aka: Kopka River Canoe Trip Report – August 2012 Related Post: A Paddler’s List Of Wabakimi’s Top Six The Route – Overview: Having already discovered northwestern  Ontario ( and specifically the Wabakimi Park area)  as an incredible paddling destination,  my brother … Continue reading

Posted in wilderness canoe tripping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

2012: August- Gone Canoe Tripping!

We will not be in the office for the next two weeks while we paddle three different river systems to the south of Wabakimi Provincial Park in northwestern Ontario. (Click here for the Google map view of things.)  We’ll be … Continue reading

Posted in wilderness canoe tripping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Getting Real High In the Peruvian Andes

We got to the 5000 meter (19,000′ +) plateau at about 3:00 on a sunny afternoon- with lots of time to get the tents up, have some supper, inhale the incredible scene, and crawl into our sleeping bags before 6:30. … Continue reading

Posted in hiking/trekking, mountaineering | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back in T.O. after a Great Bicycle Tour of Cuba’s Oriente

Previous Post: Some Tips on Planning A Cuba Bicycle Tour Whew – I made it!  My bike tour of eastern Cuba (el Oriente) is done. The map below shows the towns I passed through on my circuit through some of Cuba’s most … Continue reading

Posted in bicycle touring | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Down Wabakimi’s Allanwater River To Whitewater Lake and “The Center of the Universe” – Day-By Day Trip Report

Previous Post:   Down Wabakimi’s Allanwater River: Introduction, Maps, Logistics, Permits This post looks at each day in more detail and provides specific info on rapids, portages, and campsites. We have also made use of close-up satellite images for certain points … Continue reading

Posted in Wabakimi, wilderness canoe tripping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments