Bucket List 196: Canada!

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Country 2/196: Canada. The country where the idea for Bucket List 196 was formed, and somewhere I miss more than any other. I lived and worked in Downtown Vancouver for a year, and I can honestly say that it is one of the only places on earth where I would consider settling down – and coming from a chronic nomad like me that is saying something. As cliché as it sounds, my whole perspective on life changed whilst I was there, and it had absolutely nothing to do to with weed being legal.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Canada

Top Tips… Canada!

July 1st, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Top 3 Reasons To Visit  ·   Jack's Bucket List 6  ·   Tales From Canada Canada. The second largest country on earth, with geography so immensely diverse and extreme, it may be my favourite country in the world to explore. From surfing in the wilderness on Vancouver Island, to polar bear spotting in Churchill, to eating chips, cheese…

Moose or Consequences

December 5th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees Last week, the Voyager made its final journey South to a thunderous wall of water before being put up for sale in Toronto. In a short week seventeen, the very last, a bidder must be found before the journey comes to an abrupt end at an airport terminal in Mississauga. Day 113 – Toronto So…

Niagara’s Walls

December 2nd, 2015 Jack Noah Rees Last week, the Voyager achieved its own American dream by reaching Maine, the fiftieth and final state of its journey across the continent. In week sixteen, the endless frozen tundra of Quebec province is left as far behind as is possible as the final destination appears on the frostbitten horizon. Day 106 – Montreal to…

The Maine Objective

November 30th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees Last week, the Voyager circumnavigated skyscrapers in NYC and soared with the Eagles in Philly before reaching a frostbitten New England. In week fifteen, the journey nears its conclusion as a momentous milestone draws closer. Day 99 – Brattleboro, VT to Gorham, NH Our final few days in America begun with a leaky water carrier…

Rendezvous at The Rhino

August 29th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees In its first seven days the Voyager has ascended high mountain roads, camped next to glaciers, visited two national parks and crossed a provincial border. In week two the backdrop of The Rockies remain as the journey heads South, across the American border, into Montana for a meeting in Missoula. Day 8 – Banff Week…

Guarded by Giants

August 20th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees Welcome to my journal. What you are about to read is the factual goings-on of four people, three from Wales and one from South Korea, driving two elderly minivans with an entire continent to break-down around. It is a tale of the best feeling in the world, a travellers freedom. Day 1 – Vancouver to…

A Canadian Summer

August 12th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees Fresh off of the plane from arctic Anchorage and Summer was well and truly under way in VanCity. The Women's World Cup had rolled into town and had completely taken over the city, and indeed the whole country. The hosts played a number of games in Vancouver including a quarter final in which, despite my…

A Canadian Spring

April 27th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees From the island of O'ahu, in the middle of the Pacific, to Bowen island just off the coast of West Vancouver. A fifteen minute ferry ride from the mainland and you get transported to a quaint, quiet world free from the madness of Downtown Vancouver. It makes for an extremely popular home for rich, working…

A Canadian Winter

January 28th, 2015 Jack Noah Rees The headquarters for the North American leg of my trip is Vancouver, from here I'll be able to plan my visits to states number one and two, Hawaii and Alaska, as well as my forty-eight state road trip around the US. This road trip will take over five months to complete and give me the…



Canada: East

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Canada: West


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