5 weeks and counting – everything must go!

5 weeks and counting – everything must go!

  Today we took our first steps towards letting go of our material possessions. Enter Craigslist with a frenzy of picture taking, advert creation and price setting. Here’s a summary…

Canada: Squamish50 (miles): a race report

Canada: Squamish50 (miles): a race report

Squamish50 Race Report (and a little more) August 10th – the day of our first 50 miler arrives, can’t quite say “dawns”, since the alarm goes off at 3:35AM, and…

On being a (vegan) runner

On being a (vegan) runner

  Four years ago I was already living a vegan lifestyle and I was out of shape. I didn’t eat anything that came from an animal, but I also didn’t…

Guatemala: Spanish school and a wonderful 2+ weeks in Panajachel / Lake Atitlan

Guatemala: Spanish school and a wonderful 2+ weeks in Panajachel / Lake Atitlan

  We were thinking about how to summarize the 16 days in Panajachel in a way that would be interesting and short enough so as not to discourage readers from…

Guatemala: Taking the bus from Flores to Antigua

Guatemala: Taking the bus from Flores to Antigua

  The next stop on our “just-in-time” itinerary was Antigua in the southern highlands of the country. We researched the different options that are available to make this journey, and…

Australia: Bibbulmun Track four-day hike

Australia: Bibbulmun Track four-day hike

  “The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching 1,000km from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills, to Albany on the south coast, winding through…

Argentina: Patagonia explored from El Chalten

Argentina: Patagonia explored from El Chalten

Patagonia, a vast and sparsely populated area (almost the same size as British Columbia), is located on the southern tip of South America, and is home to a dizzying array…

Belize: Arrival to Crooked Tree

Belize: Arrival to Crooked Tree

  We arrived safely in Belize after a long but uneventful 17-hour journey via Salt Lake City and Atlanta from Vancouver. First order of business after clearing customs was to…

Chile: Torres del Paine in Patagonia

Chile: Torres del Paine in Patagonia

  Patagonia, a vast and sparsely populated area (almost the same size as British Columbia), is located on the southern tip of South America, and is home to a dizzying…

We buy backpacks!

We buy backpacks!

  Buying a backpack takes a serious amount of research! Our bags are one of the most critical pieces of gear for our adventure. After all, we have to live…


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