Koh Lipe is a small island off the southwest coast of Thailand, near the Malaysian border. It isn't very crowded and has turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. My family and I live in the crowded smoggy city ...

City Skiing

Montreal is a city of many parks and a decent amount of snow. @toesalad and I are attempting to take advantage of both with cross-country skiing in the city.
One fine day in October, @toesalad and I used our free National Park pass (Canada gave them away this year to celebrate our 150 Birthday - yay Canada!) to explore La Mauricie National Park, close to Trois Rivieres. ...
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  • Hiking
In March of 2018, I plan to load up myself and our 4 kids ages 17, 15, 12, and 10 and head out to an adventure of a lifetime attempting a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail.
Our school in Bangkok takes off a week for "fall break" (no fall here in Thailand, not even close, but it's an American school so we call our break after the first quarter of school "fall break"). Our ...
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  • Hiking, Motorcycle Riding
A 2009 car-camping weekend at Grand Manan with @toesalad, @reneetougas, @celine , @mypictograph , and @brienne inspired @hammerhead and I to one day return with backpacks and trekking poles - including a revisit to Hole in the Wall ...

Cycling in the City

One of my favorite things about Montreal is all the bike lanes and easy access cycling routes.
Some entries for my summer 2017 outdoor outings.

Kayaking 2017

Perfect conditions for 3-day paddling trip in Kejimkujik National Park: clear sky, no wind, kindred spirit friend sharing the fun.
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  • Kejimkujik Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Kayaking

U.K. Walks 2017

"Gentlemen's Backpacking" in Scotland and England.