The Original Adventure
As most of you know on May 1, 2011, I left on what would turn out to be a two year journey across the United States and Canada. Below are the original blog posts chronicling my adventure. I had absolutely no idea of the natural wonders I would encounter, the beautiful, remote places I would visit and the dozens of wonderful people who would turn out to be lifelong friends. While that particular journey is at an end, the adventure certainly continues. My hope for this section of the new website now is that it can be used by anyone looking to visit the remote and wonderful places you might not otherwise find across North America.
What do you mean you’ve never heard of Unalaska? I’d like to sound all superior about it, but the truth of the matter is, I’d never heard of it until last summer either. I met this random couple last summer who happened to mention they had just come back from a series of bird…Read More
The Alaska Highway, The Klondike, The Dempster, The Top of The World, The Tok Cut-Off and The Richardson. Ever heard of them? Probably not, however these are iconic roads known to every Alaskan. They take you through some of the most beautiful country in the world. They’ve been built so prospectors looking for riches had…Read More
On this jaunt up to Alaska, I decided I’d take a slightly different route than I did last time. Instead of going straight up the Alaska Highway starting at Dawson Creek, I thought I’d veer off to the left and go up the Stewart-Cassiar Highway instead. It’s Hwy 37 and 37A, two little roads that…Read More
Hello loyal halcyon highway blog readers! Did you miss me? Did you feel like you were waiting for the new season of your favorite TV show to start? Well I’m back and the journey continues! So how many people do you know who’ve driven from New York to Alaska? OK, I’ll wait. That’s what I…Read More
Anyone who knows me and Franco knows that we can entertain ourselves pretty much anywhere. We’ve been laughing at the same stupid stuff for 15 years now! So give us awesome mountains, a new city, some theater and yes ANOTHER Gay Pride celebration and imagine what we can do with that. Here we are during our week…Read More