More Trails, More Tales: Exploring Canada's Travel Heritage

Overview

Inspired by and drawing on Canadian exploration, travel literature, history, geography, anthropology, literature, and philosophy, Bob Henderson's newest book, More Trails, More Tales, strikes a balance and will delight serious naturalists and armchair travellers alike. It is essentially a storytelling book, highlighting Canadian stories and examining different aspects of heritage travel in Canada.
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More Trails, More Tales: Exploring Canada's Travel Heritage

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Overview

Inspired by and drawing on Canadian exploration, travel literature, history, geography, anthropology, literature, and philosophy, Bob Henderson's newest book, More Trails, More Tales, strikes a balance and will delight serious naturalists and armchair travellers alike. It is essentially a storytelling book, highlighting Canadian stories and examining different aspects of heritage travel in Canada.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781459721807
  • Publisher: Dundurn Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/2014
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Henderson has taught outdoor education at McMaster University for 28 years. He is the author of Every Trail Has a Story: Heritage Travel in Canada and co-editor of Nature First: Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way. Bob lives in Uxbridge, Ontario.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Trips
1.    Horton River – Coal Creek / Finding Stefanson’s cabin (1908–12)
2.    French River
3.    Nahanni river
4.    Wendell Beckwith’s cabins – NW Ontario/Wabakimi. (1970s)
5.    Reaching the Committee Punch
6.    Baffin Island Ski Tour/Red Deer River Canoe Trip (Badlands).
7.    Mara/Burnside River

Part II - Perspectives
1.    Early Norse and Celts in Canada
2.    Early settlement trails
3.    War canoes /Bronze Age canoes, Canada – Denmark.
4.    Mississiquoi River – Southern Quebec – Old Mill site 1400s.
5.    Friluftsliv
6.    Paul O’Hara (botanist

Part III - Friends
1.    Diane Gribben – Wilderness guide of Arctic Rivers.
2.    Craig Macdonald – Historian
3.    Mike Beedell – Photographer
4.    Mark Smith / Christine Kennedy – Map Makers – Canada wide
5.    Herb Pohl – Northern solo traveller
6.    Larry Innis – Environmental advocate  
7.    Amber Ellis – Environmental activist
8.    Linda Leckie – Place Dweller
9.    Allan Crawford – Youth worker
10.    Jeff Cameron – Senior’s canoe guide
11.    Ian Tamblyn – Singer Songwriter
12.    André Francois Bourbeau – Survival educator
13.    Morten Asfeldt – Wilderness Educator

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