The Pennine Way

En route to Glasgow from southern Scotland a few weeks ago, I decided to hitchhike. I could have taken a bus and then a train, but it was a nice summer day, I was in no rush — and thumbing a ride is always interesting. The bloke who picked me up, a picture framing machine…

Between solitudes

Back in my Can Geo days, I went looking for a hut-to-hut hiking route in Canada to write about for our quarterly travel magazine. I found an excellent trail in Quebec’s Charlevoix region — and it had a luggage-shutte service!