Into the Wilderness day three: the songs of the Bowron boatmen
The Bowron saga continues… It’s about 4:30 in the morning [June 30,2013], I awake to a chorus of birdsong. For a moment I am transported back in time to Trinidad, my home and native land, where birdsong was the wake up call. The birds seem to be saying: “This is
Into the Wilderness… Day 2
June 29, 2013. Here continues the Bowron saga. The owl visited last night. We never saw him but heard the hooting of an inquisitive owl asking, so it would seem: “who are you, and why are you here?” It rained overnight at least it sprinkled a bit. Weather on the
Into the Wilderness…
As promised in my last post, here is the first installment in my Bowron Lakes wilderness escapade. Two weekends ago I ventured into the wilderness to paddle the world famous Bowron Lakes canoe circuit [see map]. The circuit encompasses a 116 km chain of lakes, waterways and connecting portages. The
What is a King?
Last weekend I ventured into the wilderness to paddle the world famous Bowron Lakes canoe circuit [see photo]. Quite the adventure. More on that trip in a future post. Prior to the trip I had been reading Stephen Pressfield’s, “Gates of Fire”, in which he recounts the heroic stand of