The Trip

Route 4
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   Done

New Orleans                                     5-Mar   Done

Mississippi                                         5-Mar    Done

Baton Rouge                                     14,15-Mar   Done

Memphis                                           14-Apr

St Louis                                                12-May

Beardstown                                      26-May

Peoria                                                  3-June

Chicago                                               16-Jun

Hudson Bay                                       30-Aug

Transfer kayak to UK                September

Avon                                                    4-Oct

London                                                12-Oct

Dover                                                   18-Oct

Callais                                                   20-Oct

Le Havre                                             28-Oct

Paris                                                     8-Nov

COP-21 Climate Summit is 30 Nov.

Float in program will probably get used

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