I am 47 years old originally from Grimsby, Ontario Canada. On November 12, 2019 I left St Johns Newfoundland on a 3 year+, 50,000 km bike ride across Canada, and…

I had two run-ins with herds of bison during my 2011 bike tour. The first run in was in the Northwest Territories and the second run in was in British Columbia. On August 8, 2011only a day after my last encounter with a single bison I came around a corner…

With Ted — “You must be biking across Canada”

It had been a grueling 8 days and 540 km’s pedalled since my last shower under a relentless Saskatchewan July sun between Regina Saskatchewan and border town Empress Alberta. While there may have been clouds in the distance, they were definitely keeping their distance from me.

Leaving Swift Currant, I…

This woman pulled over in the middle of a snow storm in Nova Scotia

Canada is the second largest country in the world. Thanks to some social media shares and a few news spots on some local news platforms it was difficult to not be recognized in some pretty isolated parts of Atlantic Canada. I was virtually recognized everywhere I went and generally was…

Arie Hoogerbrugge

Every once in a while someone says that I have gift for writing. www.safariarie.ca

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