Overland Expo to TBEX: Fundy National Park

I awoke in a fog on Day 27 of the Overland Expo to TBEX expedition. After a horrible, mostly sleepless night of battling technicolor food poisoning, I wasn’t exactly refreshed to explore the majesty of Fundy National Park. We were now four weeks into our trip and all of the bumps and hiccups along the way had worn us out. …

Overland Expo to TBEX: Canadian Geocaching Mission

When I last left you in the Overland Expo to TBEX expedition, the Camp Granola crew had made it to camp in Fundy National Park after several days of pure travel whackiness. I’m really not sure what else to call it… a drowned iPhone, a naked border crossing, complete rerouting, Tropical Storm Andrea, and a cracked windshield. I mean, really? …

Overland Expo to TBEX: Slogging our way to Fundy

So when I left you in our Overland Expo to TBEX saga, we were suffering from a string of failures, bad weather, and our own stupidity. And that’s how we found ourselves moving on to Campobello — soaked, cacheless, and trying to salvage this detour that cost us so many miles and so much time. But first, our most memorable …

Postcards from Real Life: Getting Lost

Earlier this week, my buddy Steve shared his moment of getting lost in the pursuit of finding himself. Steve’s story resonated with me because I’ve had a few of those epic moments. They’re usually out exploring some natural wonder but not always. But Steve’s moment got me thinking… is getting lost the same thing as finding yourself, or maybe one …