Foreword: This hotel. Was fucking. Evil. I’m surprised we didn’t die. John reminisces how the hallway to the laundry room was flooded with the lights out. He recalls thinking, “Matti’s going to get fucking murdered”. John’s whole thesis was that between the two of us, I would be the one […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Kamloops to Salmon Arm” Post #7 FRIDAY, 22 JUNE 2012
Foreword: I’m just gonna transcribe for John for this one: John: “I should have gone to the movie. Biggest regret of the trip” Me: “Why John, WHY!?” John: “Listening to Herman talk for another two hours. That’s what it was. Not actual conversation, just listening to him talk. He talked […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Hope to Merritt/Happiness to Frustration” Post #5 WEDESDAY, 20 JUNE 2012
Foreword: Looking back, this was probably the toughest day of cycling for the trip – partially because it was one of our first days. The distance was around 120km through some of the steepest roads in Canada. During the winter months, the Coquihalla Highway is one the most hazardous and […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “Hope = Rambo” Post #4 WEDESDAY, 20 JUNE 2012
Foreword: Bwahaha as if Kailen read this update! My dear childhood friend Kailen has proudly proclaimed that he has never even read a book. Kailen: you did not read this, and you still aren’t reading this. You will probably never read this. Which is why I can shame you for […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – “**** Burnaby” Post #2 SUNDAY, 17 JUNE 2012
Foreword: This was the first true update on the actual cycling component of our trip. The pictures are awful. Oh god, I described a beer as “foresty”? What does that even mean? Did I mean piney? I think this is going to be more a reflection on my writing than […]
Revisiting: Cycling Across Canada – Introduction & Post #1 SUNDAY, 17 JUNE 2012
One of the greatest highlights of my life so far was when I cycled across Canada in the summer of 2012. I did this with a dear friend, and blogged about it almost every day. It was a very formative experience. I thought I’d try reposting them here with a […]
Why I Cycle – Why Your Next Trip Should Be A Cycling Trip
Planning a cycling trip? Learn why I chose to bike across Canada and the UK and discover some of the benefits associated with touring a country by bike.
Canadian Foods You Must Try
What do you think of when you think of Italian food? Pizza, pastas, wine. Mexican? Tacos, enchiladas, guacamole. What about Canadian food? Maple syrup. We have more than that are we are about to set the record straight.