Archive for 'Traveling'
Posted on20. Mar, 2011 by Shane.
This weekend I traveled up the Winter Ice Roads made famous by the popular television series the Ice Road Truckers with my friends Troy and Josh. Our winter ice road adventure was visually stunning (see photos below), awe inspiring and fascinating. In other words, it was an [...]
Posted on10. Oct, 2010 by Shane.
After a few days of the slow-mo life on Big Island we spontaneously island hopped to Maui (via Hawaiian Airlines) for what became the second part of our Escape to Hawaii. We were immediately greeted by a different kind of Hawaiian spirit. Whereas the Big Island was quiet, laid [...]
Posted on23. Sep, 2010 by Shane.
When one needs to escape the north… one looks for the sun. The summer of 2010 was no exception – and Hawaii was the destination. Our journey began on the Big Island of Hawaii (otherwise officially known as the Island of Hawai’i)… It is the island that can fit [...]
Posted on30. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
There are many destinations on my things to do before I die list. And one of them ‘was’ to experience the mighty Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States - which is one of the natural wonders of the world. Having only seen the Grand Canyon in movies and in pictures I could not [...]
Posted on23. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
On my recent Escape to Las Vegas, an essential escape from the isolation, one of my favorite things to do was people watching. Anyone who has been to Las Vegas knows there are a lot of people to watch. People from all around the world converge on Las Vegas to escape from [...]
Posted on17. Nov, 2009 by Shane.
Need to escape Yellowknife? When living in Yellowknife – or in the far north – the feeling of isolation tends to encourage the escape mentality more than those people living in populated areas down south (where access to everything and anything is as simple as hopping into a car for a quick road [...]
Posted on10. Jan, 2008 by Shane.
Looking for adventure? Looking to get away from the rest of planet earth? Looking for something different? Looking for opportunity? Then start looking north for a change.
One day in Fall 2007, I was exploring my Facebook friends profiles and noticed that one of them was living in Yellowknife, Northwest [...]