Road Trips

Riding the Rails – The Indian Pacific

November 16th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Headline, Road Trips

Riding the Rails – The Indian Pacific

(First appeared on the website www.wavejourney.com, 4/10. Second rights, Just for Canadian Doctors, and Just for Canadian Dentists Magazines, 9/10.) I’m in the Aussie outback ghost town of Cook, population 3, one of the most isolated places on earth: no roads, 1100 km from Adelaide and 1500 km from Perth. A sign is all that […]

Delving down under

May 12th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Headline, Road Trips, Twitter Stuff

Delving down under

If I had to come up with one word to describe Australia, it would have to be ‘beaches’. Nonstop beaches going on forever. If I had to come up with a second word, it might be wine. Nonstop vineyards going on forever. A third word? Well, maybe birds. They’re like bits of the rainbow broken […]

Tripping the Oregon Coast

February 11th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Road Trips, Twitter Stuff

Tripping the Oregon Coast

I don’t think it’s possible to ever tire of driving the Oregon Coast. It’s all about superlatives. The world’s smallest navigatable harbour at Depoe Bay. The largest wooden structure of its kind in the world – the Air Museum hangar – at Tillamook, and at Cannon Beach, the third-tallest intertidal monolith (235-feet) in the world. […]