Category Archives: Travel

Out of Canada (or Off to Africa)

As the song says: “Somewhere over the rainbow…” Here’s hoping for blue skies.  And red sand.  And cold beer.  And nice light. Not asking for much am I?  Lucky has been getting into the spirit of things already.  Sharing a … Continue reading

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Return From The Wilderness

A quick post from Dawson City, Yukon again.  Things quickly feel back to ‘normal’ after travelling.  I am sitting at a desk in a hotel room after a night in a comfy bed, indoor toilet facilities and a seemingly endless … Continue reading

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Out of Touch No More

  This image is a little bit of a teaser for y’all. Actually it has some significance being included in my first post since departing for the Northwest Passage.  Since the last post, I have had no communication with the … Continue reading

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Excitement is Afoot (soon to be Afloat)

Jayne and I made the trek into Edmonton this afternoon marking the beginning of an exciting journey.  Some ten months in the planning, we leave tomorrow on an ‘Expedition’ to the Northwest Passage in Canada’s arctic.  Our bags have been … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While – Old Work Revisited

You know the excuses…”I’m too busy.”…”I’m too tired.”…and on it goes. This blog always gets shuffled to the bottom of the ‘to-do’ list although in my heart of hearts I would like to keep up with it.  I have managed … Continue reading

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EIA – January 5th, 2015

Sitting patiently by gate 64 awaiting a boarding call for flight to Vancouver – first leg of the long journey to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  I am looking forward to another Kindness in Action dental brigade.  Those of you who travel … Continue reading

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Siem Reap Rooftop

Siem Reap is the city located near the famed Angkor Wat temple site.  More accurately, the stepping off point for millions of travellers each year who are planning to visit the many temples spread out over some 400 square kilometres … Continue reading

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Travel and Phnom Penh Arrival

This is the view from my hotel room in Phnom Penh. Typical Asian urban scene. Scooters galore and people vending everything under the sun from carts and small stores. The heat is a little stifling when the last place you … Continue reading

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Wheels Up in Ten Hours

As the mercury shivers in the bulbs of thermometers in west central Alberta I am going through the final packing and reviewing my checklists for another Kindness in Action Dental Mission.  This year’s adventure will take me to Cambodia with … Continue reading

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Chilly Greetings from Churchill – November 17th

ad·ven·ture  (\əd-ˈven-chər\) According to most dictionary definitions this term refers to an undertaking that involves some risk and potential for danger.  There is also the possibility that the outcome of said undertaking is uncertain from the onset. This trip to … Continue reading

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