The Trip

An epic journey by wheeled kayak to connect chaotic climate events that together are outside previous experience.  Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy,  Eastern USA Freeze, Canberra firestorms, UK flooding, French droughts.

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Started Canberra  15th January 2015,  Sydney Opera House 31st January  2015.  Gulf of Mexico 1st March, up Mississippi in flood, 22nd April across to USA East Coast,  New York end June, across the UK, through London, English Channel and the up the Seine to Paris arriving 15th October 2015

“I must be able to look my grandkids in the eye and say that I tried my best”. This is Steve’s motivation.

Canberra                                            15th Jan

Sydney Opera House                  31st Jan

Gulf of Mexico                                3-Mar

New Orleans                                   5-Mar   (start Mississippi)

Baton Rouge                                   14,15-Mar

Vicksburg                                       1-5 Apr   (Struggled, river up 43ft)

Memphis                                          10-11  (More struggles)

Nashville                                         22nd  April  ( bike)

Asheville                                        28-Apr ( bike)

Greenville                                     8-May ( bike)

Virginia Beach                           21 May

Chesapeake Bay                       9 June

Delaware River                        13 June

Statue of Liberty                    17 June

New York                                  21 June (trip odometer 3,930km)

New York – Southampton  Queen Mary 2         14- 22 July

Severn River – Portishead          21 August

Bristol                                                 22 August

Bath                                                     23 August

Devizes                                              25 August

Reading                                            28 August

Staines                                             30 August

London                                           3 September

English Channel                      7 September

Le Havre                                      2 October

Paris                                                 15 October