Adventures, Canada, Jo, Outdoors

The time we went to the Devil’s Punchbowl

4 Apr , 2016  

Every step sucked at my feet, trying to swallow me.  A moist smacking sound followed each step. A wet squelch would come when I managed to pull my rubber boot free each time. It was me versus the mud and I was determined not to lose. E and I were on an outdoor mission after hibernating […]

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Adventures, Canada, Jo, Roadtrip

The time travel meant more than going somewhere

14 Aug , 2015  

E was driving again.  I stared out the window as the scenery whizzed by and rain spattered the windows. So many abandoned houses begging to be explored. Random photo opportunities peppered the rolling hills. Dirt roads wound their way up hidden driveways, full of mystery and intrigue. But this wasn’t the trip for it. My mom […]

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Canada, Jo, Travel tips

The time I hunted for a wheelchair-friendly room in Canada

5 Jun , 2015  

Dear Jo.  We have no rooms for you #SorryNotSorry. I have so many of these replies sitting in my inbox.  Canned responses from hotels, motels, inns and b&bs across the eastern provinces of Canada. Empty and soulless emails sending rejection after rejection.  All I’m trying to do is book accommodations for tourist-happy eastern Canada. And […]

Argentina, Canada, Jo, N. America, Outdoors, S. America

The best day hikes I’ve done (so far!)

10 Mar , 2015  

I love hiking, but I don’t share the same fondness for camping.  Enter the best compromise:  Day hikes!  Some are half an hour, some go for the better part of the day, all of them are suited for the novice hiker, and they all make sure you’re back in time for a marvelously warm shower […]

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