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Fire Adventure
(bike across Canada)

Water Adventure
(sail 'round the world)

Earth Adventure
(backpack the Andes)

Air Adventure
(to be determined)


Blog Entries are posted in reverse chronological order, most recent at the top.

From Pacific to Atlantic: An 8000-Km Bicycling Odssey
July 29, 2011 - Halifax NS

"Of all the distance travelled during an adventure, it is often the last few kilometres that one remembers most vividly and fondly." (Read more)

Lunch? At 10:00 pm?
July 25, 2011 - Charlottetown, PE

We were well into the fourth song when the man on my left side turned to me and shouted into my ear. "We've got to get you up so you can daunce! You're going to daunce, aren't you?"... (Read more)

A Tale of Two Trails: Part 2, It Was The Worst of Trails
July 23, 2011 - Moncton, NB

Almost immediately after crossing the border and biking through the town of Edmunston, the trail deteriorated into a state that can only be described as mostly unusable. Gone were the young families, the elderly, and shrieks of laughter I heard along the trail in Quebec... (Read more)

A Tale of Two Trails: Part 1, It Was The Best of Trails
July 16, 2011 - Riviere du Loup, QC

It was the best of trails, it was the worst of trails. There were trails of fine gravel and rest stops, then there were trails destroyed by washouts and abuse... (Read more)

Pushing Pedals, Powered by Poutine
July 8, 2011 - Montreal, QC

So let me get this straight. You take french fries, coat them in gravy, then smother the whole thing with cheese curds? That sounds pretty high in calories, doesn't it? Make it a medium. No wait, you better give me a large!.. (Read more)

It's Big, It's Empty and it's Good to be Home
July 1, 2011 - Timmins, ON

Pine needles and creosote. The smell hit me shortly after arriving to Ontario, while bicycling south on Highway 71 between Kenora and Fort Frances. A brisk morning wind rushed over the treetops and into my face, a wind carrying something familar and comforting.. (Read more)

Behind Bars in the Land of Law and Order
June 15, 2011 - Winnipeg, MB

Stretching the entire width of Canada's great plains, all the way from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the boreal forests of the Northeast, lies a quiet stretch of road that our country - and it seems time itself - forgot... (Read more)

Welcome to Orion, Population: 2
June 5, 2011 - Orion, AB

Throughout the Southern prairies, a number of towns rose from the dusty ground at the turn of the 20th century. Many were placed along the new railways to facilitate the shipment of grain, or to support mining operations.. but many of these towns began to fade... (Read more)

Bicycle Diaries - A Series of Tales from the Kootenays
June 2, 2011 - Fernie, BC

"It's not the places you go that matter, it's the people you meet along the way"; Normally I wouldn't agree with this statement - I've always valued the destinations while traveling - but then again, I'd never traveled by bicycle before, let along through the Southeast corner of British Columbia... (Read more)

Livin' la Vida Hobo - Rail Trails to the Kootenays
May 25, 2011 - Nelson, BC

..Although there are very few bikers this time of the year, there were plenty of fantastic people to share the experience with along the way, resulting in the usual pleasantries and share of odd but wonderful encounters you often have while traveling... (Read more)

Blood, Sweat and Gears - Riding the K.V.R.
May 20, 2011 - Penticton, BC

"Coalmont welcomes you and will be delighted to serve you provided you are lucky enough to find us open" I didn't. The Kettle Valley Railway is an extinct railway that at one time connected communities in the Southern interior... (Read more)

From Sea to Sky: Biking from Victoria to Hope
May 16, 2011 - Hope, BC

"Is that really a solar panel behind your bike?" I could not have imagined a better icebreaker than a bike trailer with a solar panel. In fact, even if it weren't connected to anything at all, it would still be worth... (Read more)

Biking Across Canada - The Adventure Begins!
May 2, 2011 - Victoria, BC

Finally... the Stinky Feet Project continues! In less than 2 weeks, I will begin traveling across Canada by bicycle. This 100-day journey will cover up to 7500 km, starting from Victoria, British Columbia on May 12, 2011... (Read more)

Video Blog: Overview of the Journey
April 15, 2011 - Victoria, BC

"Hi, and thanks for following the Stinky Feet Project. I'm Clive. And in May I'll be heading out on a 7500 kilometre bicycle trip across Canada".. (Watch clip - opens in pop-up window)

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