An epic journey by wheeled kayak to connect chaotic climate events that together are outside previous experience. Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, melting arctic, Canberra firestorms, UK flooding, French doughts.
Left Canberra 11.00am 15th January 2015, arrived Sydney Opera House mid-day 31st January 2015. Gulf of Mexico to Hudson Bay via the Mississippi and Great Lakes. Across the UK, through London, English Channel and the up the Seine to Paris for the Climate Talks in November 2015
“I must be able to look my grandkids in the eye and say that I tried my best”. This is Steve’s motivation for his most ambitious trip yet. At 62 he reckons he has one big trip left in him.
Some approximate trip dates:
Gulf of Mexico 3-Mar
New Orleans 5-Mar
Baton Rouge 10-Mar
St Louis 2-May
Hudson Bay 22-Aug
Transfer kayak to UK September
Le Havre 28-Oct
COP-21 Climate Summit is 30 Nov.
Float in program will probably get used