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Where I’m Going and Where I Have Been

2024 Travels

  • Dec. 28, 2023 to Jan. 3: London
  • Jan. 23 to 26: NYC (for IMM)
  • Feb. 13 to 17: Tucson
  • Feb. 21 to 25: Nashville
  • March 1 to 4: NYC
  • March 6 to 15: Scotland
  • March 25 to 29: Nebraska (for the sandhill crane migration)
  • Apr. 1 to 5: Aruba
  • Apr. 18: Kingston, Ontario
  • Apr. 23 to 26: Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
  • Apr. 27 to May 1: Lindblad Channel Islands expedition cruise
  • May 1 to 3: Santa Barbara
  • May 3 to 8: Los Angeles (for IPW)
  • May 13 to 18: Haida Gwaii, B.C.
  • May 20 to 25: Louisiana
  • May 28 to 31: Lubbock, Texas
  • May 31 to June 2: Chicago
  • June 7 to 15: Alaska cruise via Seattle
  • July 2 to 6: New Brunswick
  • July 7 to 15: Tumbler Ridge and Vancouver+, British Columbia
  • Aug. 2 to 30: Newfoundland (Fogo Island, St. John’s, Bonavista Peninsula, Mistaken Point)
  • Sept. 17 to 24: Oregon road trip
  • Sept. 28 to Oct. 12: Adventure Canada Greenland/Labrador
  • Nov. 12 to 16: Istanbul (SATW conference)

2023 Travels

  • Jan. 17-21: Grand Bahama (Bahamas)
  • Jan. 24-27: New York City (IMM)
  • Jan. 29-Feb. 7: Hawaii (Island of Hawaii’i)
  • March 3-6: Churchill
  • March 6-11: Winnipeg (for IITC)
  • March 12-14: Jasper National Park
  • March 14-17: Banff (SATW Canada Chapter Meeting)
  • March 17-19: Edmonton/Elk Island National Park
  • April 3-12: Newfoundland
  • Apr. 15-23: Costa Rica
  • Apr. 25-May 2: St. Pierre and Miquelon + Newfoundland
  • May 4-7: Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway
  • May 12-16: Southern Alberta (Lethbridge/Waterton)
  • May 20-25: San Antonio (IPW)
  • May 26-30: New Brunswick
  • June 1-9: Viking’s Great Lake Explorer cruise
  • June 9-11: Thunder Bay
  • June 13-15: Winnipeg
  • June 20-25: Prince Edward Island
  • July 2-10: Gros Morne National Park/L’Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site (Newfoundland + Labrador)
  • July 10-22: Fogo Island, Newfoundland + Labrador)
  • July 25-Aug. 5: Adventure Canada’s Greenland to Nunavut cruise
  • Aug. 26-28: Bruce Peninsula National Park/Fathom Five National Marine Park (Tobermory, Ontario)
  • Sept. 1-3: Philadelphia
  • Sept. 6-12: Puerto Rico
  • Sept. 14-17: Waterton Lakes National Park
  • Sept. 22-Oct. 4: Windstar cruise from Montreal to Boston
  • Oct. 6-17: Jordan (ATTA AdventureElevate Near East)
  • Nov. 15 to 20: Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
  • Nov. 26-Dec. 1: Anguilla
  • Dec. 5-8: Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Dec. 16-20: Martinique

2022 Travels

  • Feb. 6: Niagara Falls
  • Feb. 13 to 20: Cape Breton
  • March 16 to 19: Ottawa
  • May 1 to 8: Antigua and Barbuda
  • May 11 to 13: Point Pelee National Park
  • June 4 to 8: IPW Orlando
  • June 13 to 17: Prince Edward Island
  • June 17-19: Halifax
  • June 19 to 29: TMAC Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
  • July 3 to 24: Fogo Island and Newfoundland
  • Aug. 1 to 14: Adventure Canada expedition cruise from Greenland to Nunavut
  • Aug. 15 to 22: New Brunswick
  • Aug. 31 to Sept. 6: Yukon (Dawson City, Whitehorse, Kluane National Park)
  • Sept. 9 to 14: Saskatchewan (Indigenous theme)
  • Sept. 15-18: Regina and Grasslands National Park
  • Sept. 18-23: Alberta (Indigenous theme)
  • Oct. 2 to 4: Georgian Bay Islands National Park
  • Oct. 14-20: Vancouver Island
  • Oct. 22-27: The Ozarks (Missouri/Arkansas)
  • Nov. 7 to 13: Arizona (Mesa/Ajo)
  • Nov. 17 to 24: St. Martin
  • Dec. 8 to 11: Wisconsin (Door County)

2020 Travels

  • Jan. 11 to 14: Ottawa
  • Jan. 14 to 16: Los Angeles
  • Jan. 18 to 19: Niagara (icewine)
  • Jan. 21 to 24: New York City (for IMM)
  • Jan. 26 to 30: Los Cabos
  • Feb. 8 to 12: Savannah, Georgia
  • Feb. 24 to 26: Montreal
  • Feb. 26 to March 2: Magdalen Islands and Gaspé, Quebec
  • March 8 to 13: Tofino and Nanaimo, B.C.
  • July 3 to 7: Rideau Canal (Smiths Falls to Merrickville) with Le Boat
  • July 12 to 16: Prince Edward County, Ontario
  • July 26 to 30: Bain Lake, Ontario
  • Aug. 15 to 19: Prince Edward County, Ontario
  • Aug. 30 to Sept. 2: Shamrock Lodge, Muskoka
  • Sept. 26 to Oct. 2: Rideau Canal (Ottawa to Smiths Falls) with Le Boat
  • Oct. 23 to 29: Jasper, Banff, Calgary

2019 Travels

  • Jan. 4 to 12: New York City for grad school
  • Jan. 18 to 20: Lake Nipissing for ice-fishing
  • Feb. 5 to 13: Yukon for aurora chasing
  • Feb. 20 to 22: Alaska for aurora chasing
  • March 9 to 13: VIA train trip from Toronto to Vancouver
  • March 13 to 19: Vancouver
  • Apr. 1 to 14: Northern Ireland (Belfast, Derry, Causeway Coastal Route) and the Republic of Ireland (Dublin)
  • Apr. 18 to 28: Calgary for book research
  • May 17 to 20: Winnipeg and Narcisse, Manitoba
  • May 20 to 22: Calgary for book research
  • June 15 to 23: Fogo Island/St. John’s/Gander road trip
  • June 28 to Aug. 4: Our bison ranch in southern Alberta
  • July 2 to 4: Lethbridge
  • July 4 to 7: Medicine Hat
  • July 7 to 8: Calgary (Stampede+)
  • July 15 to 19: Northern B.C. (Smithers, Hazelton, Bear Claw Lodge)
  • July 24 to 29: Calgary for Calgary Folk Festival+
  • Aug. 4 to 17: Halifax
  • Aug. 9 to 11: Prince Edward Island
  • Aug. 17 to Sept. 1: Fogo Island
  • Sept. 1 to 18: Cruising the Northwest Passage from Nunavut to Greenland with Adventure Canada
  • Sept. 26 to Oct. 10: Ethiopia with Intrepid Travel
  • Oct. 11 to 13: North Bay
  • Oct. 17 to 19: Detroit
  • Dec. 1 to 9: Nunavut (Iqaluit and Pangnirtung)
  • Dec. 12 to 15: Edmonton + Abraham Lake
  • Dec. 16 to 18: Cranbrook
  • Dec. 19 to 22: Calgary
  • Dec. 23 to 27: Medicine Hat

2018 Travels

  • February: Ice-fishing in Quebec City and Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade
  • February: Prince Edward Island
  • March: Ice-fishing on Lake Winnipeg
  • March: Yellowknife for the Long John Jamboree and SnowKing’s Winter Festival
  • March: Muskoka for maple syrup
  • April: Ireland (mostly the Dublin area) for SATW’s Canadian chapter conference
  • April: Morocco with G Adventures
  • May: Denver for IPW
  • May: Sasquatch hunting and sturgeon fishing near Chilliwack, B.C.
  • May: Victoria for TMAC’s conference
  • June: Vancouver Island road trip
  • June: Fogo Island road trip
  • June: Buffalo for achitecture
  • July: Our bison ranch in southern Alberta (near Lethbridge and Medicine Hat)
  • July: Cruising Alaska with UnCruise
  • July: Catfish fishing on the Red River, Winnipeg and Whiteshell Provincial Park
  • August: St. Pierre and Miquelon, France
  • August: Dildo, St. Lawrence, St. John’s and Fogo Island, Newfoundland
  • August: Halifax for grad school
  • September: Cruising from Greenland to Labrador with Adventure Canada
  • October: Rocky Mountaineer (Banff to Vancouver)
  • October: Las Vegas
  • October: Havana
  • October: St. John’s and St. Lawrence, Newfoundland
  • October: Kingston for a prison tour
  • December: Calgary for book research
  • December: Cargo cruise through northern Quebec with Relais Nordik

2017 Travels

  • January: Cuba (Santiago, Holguin, Bayamo, Guantanamo, Baracoa)
  • January: New York City for IMM
  • January: Newark, New Jersey
  • February: Bahamas
  • February: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • February: Algonquin Park
  • February: Havana
  • March: Churchill, Manitoba (weathered out)
  • April: VIA’s Canada 150 trip from Quebec City to Vancouver
  • April: Alabama and the Florabama Mullet Toss
  • May: Fogo Island, Gander, St. John’s and Twillingate
  • May: Iqaluit, Nunavut
  • June: IPW in Washington, D.C.
  • June: Nunavut ice floe adventure with Arctic Kingdom (near Arctic Bay)
  • June: Yellowknife, Inuvik and Ivvavik National Park
  • July: Our bison ranch in southern Alberta (near Lethbridge and Medicine Hat)
  • July: Alberta road trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park and Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
  • July: Saskatchewan road trip
  • August: Fogo Island and puffin patrol near St. John’s
  • September: New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
  • September: Haida Gwaii, B.C.
  • September: Winnipeg and Riding Mountain National Park
  • October: Go Media Halifax
  • October: Shanghai
  • December: St. John’s for the Mummers Festival
  • Cuba: Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Havana

2016 Travels

  • January: Tampa, Florida
  • January: Fort Worth, Texas
  • January: Muskoka
  • January: Iceland
  • February: Clearwater, Florida
  • March: Nebraska for the sandhill crane migration
  • March: New York City
  • May: North Carolina (Raleigh and Durham)
  • May: Detroit
  • May: Azores
  • June: Haunted History Trail of New York State
  • June: Buffalo
  • June: IPW New Orleans
  • June: Georgian Bay Islands National Park
  • July: Our bison ranch in southern Alberta (near Lethbridge and Medicine Hat)
  • July: Road trip through Montana to Wyoming for dinosaur digs and fossil “fishing”
  • August: Calgary
  • September: San Diego
  • September: Prince Edward Island
  • September: Quito, Ecuador
  • October: Walking polar bear safari with Churchill Wild, north of Churchill, Manitoba, plus Churchill and Winnipeg
  • October: Go Media Montreal
  • November: Solo road trip on the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada
  • December: Utah (Salt Lake City and skiing)
  • December: Winnipeg