Our Typical Day in Kenya

Several people have asked what took me to Kenya. I joined my university friend, Stewart Skinner, and his brother and father to visit a rural community and work with the local coop to start a poultry project. You can read more about what we were doing here or on the GoFundMe page . The sun …

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Planning Notes for Traveling to Ireland or Northern Ireland

When I decided to travel to Ireland I was prepared to go on my own. I dove into our family ancestry over the Christmas holiday and wanted to learn more about where we came from in a way that seems to happen when one is trying to understand who they are.  The somewhat unexpected passing …

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Inca Trail Day 4 – Our Trek to the Lost City of the Incas Comes to an End

Our American friends’ alarm went off at 2:45am in the tent next to us. “Good morning, Canada!” They shouted over to us. “Good morning, we are up!” I shouted back. The porters were already moving about and our sleep had been brief. The Americans had been at the front of our group most of the …

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