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Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.


Lake Kawnipi is worth the effort

No pain no gain on Lake Kawnipi in Quetico

In previous posts I have described that sometimes while adventure traveling adversity must be dealt with and overcome. The first example was taken from a bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Then I provided another example from a recent trip to Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. In the last post I described […]

Even the bald eagle knows you have to go through adversity.  It may be wet now, but a tasty fish is in its future

No pain no gain in Quetico Provincial Park

In the previous two posts, I described how sometimes there is a price one has to pay when adventure traveling to reach one’s goal.  The first example of mine was a bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap.  Today and tomorrow will describe the same type of situation on a canoe/fishing trip in Quetico Provincial […]

Trail on the Big South Fork

Adventure travel no pain no gain

It would be great when traveling if everything went smooth and there was never any trouble.  Of course in life this is unrealistic and when adventure traveling not always desired.  Part of the experience and the joy is overcoming obstacles and reaping the benefits once those road blocks are cleared. Think of the greatest travel […]


Adventure travel and feast on the life changing memories

Five years ago when about to begin on a three month adventure travel journey through Southeast Asia I was in a plane reading the Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.   The book itself is a travel story although through time instead of the more traditional trip I was about to commence.  The author masterfully inputted […]

Halong Bay Vietnam

The duality of adventure travel, backpacking, and TV

Adventure travel is a new catch phrase gaining in appeal.  Its popularity is based on the fact that there is such a wide variety of activities encompassed into the definition, so many people fall into the wide web of recreation that defines the word. There are many words and phrases that have two or more […]


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