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Leg 10 – Put the fun aside, a.k.a from tugboats and mud pits (Loop Bartlett Cove to Muir Glacier)

Title explanation Leo translated a German saying into English and everybody thought it was very funny! Rebecca explained why she would not want to experience the Inside Passage from a tugboat. Hank cannot stop talking about the mud pits we came across in front of the glaciers we visited. Entering another world - Glaciers and… Continue reading Leg 10 – Put the fun aside, a.k.a from tugboats and mud pits (Loop Bartlett Cove to Muir Glacier)

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Leg 9 – We’ll see! (Warm Springs Bay, Baranof Island – Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay)

After 1 1/2 magical days in Warm Springs Bay, made of hot baths, dinners with the interns of the Alaska Whale Foundation and a meteor shower, we left with a little bit of a heavy heart and headed up northern Chatham Strait. Leaving the busier coast of Stephens Passage was proven to be an excellent… Continue reading Leg 9 – We’ll see! (Warm Springs Bay, Baranof Island – Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay)

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Leg 8 – Fingers crossed! (Petersburg – Warm Springs Bay, Baranof Island)

Our time spent in Petersburg was worth every minute. We were stoked to meet up with Allana from KFSK Community Radio Petersburg to talk about the expedition and our intentions for the film (find radio interview here). Such a great experience to be on the other side of the microphone and answer questions. We stayed… Continue reading Leg 8 – Fingers crossed! (Petersburg – Warm Springs Bay, Baranof Island)

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Leg 6 – Just to be certain… (Prince Rupert – Ketchikan)

..did we really just cross the border over to Alaska? It is definitely an odd moment when you pass a red line on your digital Navionics chart, indicating the border to the United States. Seconds later we celebrated ourselves for making it into another country, one of the very few times we did not have… Continue reading Leg 6 – Just to be certain… (Prince Rupert – Ketchikan)

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Leg 5 – Half way! (Klemtu – Prince Rupert)

We just arrived in Prince Rupert and finished off leg 5! With a longer stop in Hartley Bay due to high winds, this leg took us a little bit longer than anticipated.   Graham and Fraser Reach The paddle from Klemtu, alongside Princess Royal Island's eastern shore, was definitely one of our highlights: Impressive mountains,… Continue reading Leg 5 – Half way! (Klemtu – Prince Rupert)

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Leg 3 – Cape Caution Baby! (Port McNeill to Denny Island)

Port HardyLeaving Port McNeill behind us, we made our way over to Port Hardy, after camping on a beautiful beach in the Cattle Islands to celebrate Leo's 30th birthday. When we paddled into Port Hardy we were welcomed by a large scale industrial harbour, nestled into an open bay. We paddled by a Marine Harvest… Continue reading Leg 3 – Cape Caution Baby! (Port McNeill to Denny Island)

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Leg 2 – We are no experts but.. (Quadra Island to Port McNeill)

After a couple of rest and preparation days on Quadra Island, our partners joined us for leg 2.  After eleven days and some 120 nautical miles later - brought us to Port McNeill on northern Vancouver Island. Find out about our highlights below! Rapids and NarrowsOn our way through the Discovery Islands up into Johnstone… Continue reading Leg 2 – We are no experts but.. (Quadra Island to Port McNeill)