Where to Take Orphaned or Injured Wildlife [video]

There’s this amazing place in Ontario called Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary that rehabilitates injured wildlife and cares for permanent resident animals (those that are unable to be released into the wild for various reasons).

Why I Went Out Alone in Algonquin Park [video] – Part One

I had a lot of people rooting for me and I received an overwhelming response of positive words of encouragement and advice for my first solo canoe trip through social media. But then there was this one comment by someone who wasn’t as supportive.

Recipe: Dehydrated Chickpea Curry (the best!)

I got this recipe from my sister-in-law (thanks Jennifer!). It is the best curry I’ve ever had. That’s a big statement, but it’s true. Others who have tried it, say the same thing. Now imagine having the best curry you’ve ever had, and having it at camp… oh yeah. I decided to take her recipe and…

My Camping Checklist

I’m about to embark on my first-ever solo canoe trip. I’m going for 5 days and waiting patiently for the ice to melt off the lakes in Algonquin Park. I plan to go the first week of May, so if the ice isn’t out of Algonquin, I’ll have to go to a different location. I’m…

The Adventure Chronicles: Rebecca and Ryan see the East Coast! Part 2

Day Six –  Cape Breton Adventures: Presqu’ ile to Hideaway Campground (63.5 km) Our first stop of the day: Skyline trail: A dramatic headland overlooking the rugged gulf coast. Whales, eagles, moose and bears. Fragile vegetation. No dogs. – 1.5 – 2.5 hrs / 7km return – 2 – 3 hrs / 9.2km loop Even…

Cookout at the Lookout (Algonquin Park)

I had great plans to have a spring cookout at the Track and Tower Trail lookout in Algonquin Park. Algonquin Outfitters have published my adventure on their website. Take a look!

Where Do Blue Herons Live?

A couple of years ago my sister-in-law told me about a blue heron rookery down the road from where my parents live. I had never seen a blue heron’s nest let alone a rookery and it was quite a sight to behold. The crazy thing about it all is that I had no idea it…

The Conjuring Rock

It’s golden hour. We have spent the day swimming off the rocks and hiking through the pristine forest. As the sun dips down toward the horizon it illuminates the cliffs opposite our camp, turning them into a golden fairytale of rippling rock.