I have a new assignment in 2015 as the Field Correspondent for Lindblad Expeditions in partnership with National Geographic. As I get ready to head north later this spring, I’ve written an introduction to me, to the project and to my hopes and dreams for the year.
It was an honour to be part of Women’s History Month this year along with 30 other women who were profiled by Lindblad Expeditions. Check out this video they made for the occasion: They built a web page dedicated to female explorers, with one story per day.
Four million people live above the Arctic Circle and many more make up the world’s northern cultures.
For those of us who are travelers, visitors or guests, going north may feel like a trip into the unknown. Perhaps you are wondering how to prepare for life way up there. I asked Richard van Camp.
The Mississippi River Canoe Route is one of the oldest recreational canoe routes in Canada, but it doesn’t get very much use these days. In the last 20 years, it has fallen out of favour in the paddling community, though little along the river has changed. Mike O’Mally and Alex Broadbent are hoping to put this paddler’s paradise back on the map. Click through to the full post for an audio link to this story from CBC’s In Town and Out.