Monthly Archives: November 2016

As most of my close friends and family know by now, I am planning a large scale wilderness trip for next spring. Exact details are still in the air and I will share more in the near future. In preparation for this adventure of a lifetime, I have been spending my fall gaining every inch I can with regards to: how my system works, how Saku develops (since he will be along for the journey), configuring my route, understanding what I can handle physically and mentally, and developing my photography and filming skills. It has been an enjoyable and exciting planning process. Although it may be unhealthy or healthy (I’m unsure), I think I am slightly addicted to perfecting each component of the trip along with living the wilderness life. Every morning I wake up itching to learn something new and willing to get out every possible kink in my…

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Photography is new to me and I am still learning. The goal right now is to take as many pictures as possible and hope that a few work out. I have tried some editing in Adobe Lightroom for these photos but I still need plenty of practice to figure it all out . Here are few snaps I have taken over the last week, I hope you enjoy them.  Please leave comments for praise or constructive criticism, it is welcomed!

Last weekend (Saturday, October 29th) I took a break from the bushwhacking and unfortunately missed the first two games of my senior hockey season with the Gander Flyers. This was because I commited to run a 23.5 kilometres trail race. It’s called the East Coast Trail Ultra Marathon. The event is in its third year and gathered about 90 participants this time around. It begins in Pouch Cove and finishes at the Inn of Olde which is located in the Quidi Vidi Gut. To finish the race you actually have to run in through the door of the pub and show them your bib number. It is quite the overwhelming, yet unique entrance to the tiny but cozy establishment. Especially after punishing yourself on the trails for at least a couple of hours. I felt disoriented and despite crisp brews and hot chilli awaiting, needed to step outside and cool…

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