I suffer from a sporadic malady called Cabin Fever, a viscious affliction whose symptoms include twitchy restlessness, vast energy surplusses and hugely oppressive ennui. "Dammit, Man!" you say, "Get out to the bar! Go see a show! Join a sports team!" And I would thank you for that advice, but unfortunately these cheap artificial tonics offer me no respite from my suffering. I have found only one cure, and that only a medium-term one: pure, natural adventure.
ADVENTURE: (1) unusual and exciting experience; (2) daring enterprise.
Adventures for me means treking, usually the hard way and always off the beaten path. Below you will find a selection of my recent adventures.
RIGHT: Here I am cooped up and climbing the walls. For god sakes, someone get me an adventure, stat!
MARITIMES TRIP 2009: See the scenery poking out occasionaly from behind the baby!
Dalton Ghost Town 2006 Wandering through the forest outside of my treeplanting camp I discover the remains of a ghost town!
France 2004 A three week whirlwind tour of Western Europe, mostly France, by Jen & I. This link leads to the "Official France 2004 Slideshow" on Jen's site.
Orienteering 2004 A one day wander through Joly Township, Old Proudfoot Township and Armour Township in April 2004. I was accompanied on this 20km slog through Northern Ontario bush and swamp by my indefatigable cousin Colin (a.k.a. The Hurricane)...
Bike Trip 2003 A two day ride over central Ontario in July 2003. My partner in crime on this 250km expedition was the irrepressible Adam Fidler...