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Summer 2017 Update

By Wesley Kirk | Aug 8, 2017

Well, Its been more then a month since my last update, in fact, its been almost two. Hopefully none of you are complaining but when you get busy like I do, things happen faster then you can blog about. So! We’ll start at June 30th. I finished my test to complete my 3rd year of…

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Memories of Tree Planting.

By Wesley Kirk | Aug 8, 2017

  Myself, Mike and Dan 2014 Clink Clink…..STOMP, then sounds of footsteps breaking twigs and walking over the ground. Clink Clink….STOMP. I know that sound, I’ve made that sound before, that sound brings me back to the exact same month and even day, 8 years ago. The undeniable sound of a tree planter reforesting a…

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The MiniLander UPDATE

By Wesley Kirk | May 19, 2017

So some of my followers might have noticed that I have two projects on the go right now. The first Project and the one that will take the longest is my 1992 Toyota 4×4. Ive converted it to a flat deck, done some Mechanical work but its been living at my friends auto body shop.…

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Goodbye to the Van and on to new things

By Wesley Kirk | May 9, 2017

So one of the themes of this Blog is the fact that before the start of any journey, there is always a journey to get to the journey. Theres always preparation, trying different ideas and a continual change of plans. One of the things I decided to do in 2014, was buy a camper van,…

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The Time I almost went to Molybdenite Ridge. (Kelowna to Whistler)

By Wesley Kirk | May 8, 2017

It was the end of August, a very hot time to be in the interior of BC following old Gold Rush trails and looking for new sites to see. I was leaving Kelowna early morning and had no agenda. Just get to the coast in a day, find a place to crash overnight, and then…

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The Start of an Overlanding Legacy

By Wesley Kirk | Jan 13, 2017

Well I did it, a year ago I bought a pretty well used, 1992 Toyota pickup, 4×4. Its a single cab short box which seems rather small for an overland truck platform, but how much equipment do we need anyways? I like to keep things simple and tidy. It has a small 413000 kms on…

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2016, What this last year looked like.

By Wesley Kirk | Jan 13, 2017

Well, Its been over a year since I post on this blog last. My Last post was indeed November 2015 so I better catch you all up on whats been happening this last year. 2016 Started day one with the Death of my grandfather. New years Eve day at about 10 am, while on the…

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November 2015

By Wesley Kirk | Jul 5, 2016

I’ve been coming to the coffee shop for just over ten years now. The fact that it has remained here in this ever changing world is a testament of the good flavours that come out of this place. I’m not talking Starbucks either but the coffee shop of humble means, almost bohemian staff, organic, fair…

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Rain

By Wesley Kirk | Oct 27, 2015

  Rain has begun to patter on the roof of the van! For some this might sound like a minor nuisance but for me its an entirely different story. It’s starting to get cold during the nights where I am currently living while I finish off some apprenticeship training and it has resulted in me…

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