It takes a load of courage to move from the bright lights of a major city to a tiny cabin that’s completely off the public utilities grid and can only be reached by boat or seaplane. Now imagine sharing that space with two other people, a cat and two dogs. Sound crazy? On the face of it, perhaps, but not if you’re a family with a vision, like the Gabriels of Sakinaw Lake Lodge.
Dressed as we are in bright red Mustang survival suits, my five companions and I look like a group of Antarctic researchers preparing to venture into the frozen icefields of the far south. In reality, we’re about to head out on the St. Lawrence River in an attempt to spot some of the numerous species [...]
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Crossing Time Zones shares travel-related stories, photos, news, and reviews by Annika Hipple, a freelance writer, photographer, and tour leader based in Seattle, Washington. A dual citizen of the United States and Sweden, Annika is a lifelong traveler with particular interests in adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainable travel.
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