Category Archives: Travel

Experiencing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

A Photo Essay Copyright © 2018 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As we followed the long string of red tail lights winding ahead of us in the predawn darkness, it became apparent just how momentous an occasion everyone was … Continue reading

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Fishing the Dalton Trail

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) trip was more akin to a roller coaster than a ride through the Yukon wilderness; but … Continue reading

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Flying to Australia

It’s a long trip to Australia from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. When my wife and I started planning our trip to Australia last winter (2006-07), there were a lot of options for us to consider about how to get there. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Aussie Language

I’ve been meaning to get back to one of my favorite subjects: the trip my wife and I took to Australia in April and May of 2007. Of course, taking six weeks off from work and life at home meant … Continue reading

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Bircher Muesli

O.K., I don’t usually write about food or recipes. But this one has caught my fancy. We are all probably familiar with muesli; it has been commercialized by breakfast cereal companies. Of course, true muesli–made from oats, dried fruits, etc.–is … Continue reading

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The Future Eaters by Tim Flannery

After my return from Australia in May, I picked up a copy of The Future Eaters, An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People (Buy Now: Amazon.ca; Amazon.com) on the recommendation of a friend. It is quite a book, … Continue reading

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