Category Archives: Canada

Paddling the Wanganui River

After four days cycling through the farmland hills between Raglan and Taumarunui, we arrived at the Le Cornu Farms, a B&B and campsite of the amazing John & Rosemary. We camped on their land next to a river and had … Continue reading

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Smiling Vietnam

As we could not satisfy our joy in China for several reasons, we left the Yunnan Valley earlier than planned. We found Chinese people often very rude, brutal, and not really welcoming. We had great tearful difficulties at the train … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Canada, China, GoPro HD HERO Camera, Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, North America, USA, Vietnam

Blog blocked by censorship

Yes, it’s terrible. Our blog was temporary blocked when we were wandering around in the People’s Republic of China. We asked ourselves to which People this republic belongs !? Anyhow, never mind, enough political statement here (just google ‘Golden Shield … Continue reading

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Young at heart in Tofino

Time changes and so does the weather. All kinds of rain came with the wind. The drizzling species, the rain with little hard droplets which came traveling vertically into your face, or just a simple clear heavy downpour. Whatever you … Continue reading

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Tree-hugging

Two great women are our base camp in Victoria on Vancouver Island: Sheila & Anthea. We met Sheila & her husband Jamie on the Great Divide in Montana and they offered us a place to stay if we would make … Continue reading

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Ogopogo

Sleeping next to the Okanagan Lake has a risk. There’s an Ogopogo. Aha…now you think (probably) ‘What’s an Ogopogo ?!’ It’s the aquatic demon of the Okanagan Lake and is the equivalent, in many ways, of the even more famous … Continue reading

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Absolutely phenomenal

Ever traveled from the Elk Pass, British Columbia to Banff, Alberta ? It really makes you wanna stay there… So that’s what we’re not doing of course. There’s so much more to explore besides this rocking Canadian paradise. But it … Continue reading

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