Daniela Carneiro and Eduardo Ribeiro created the Truck Surf Hotel, a converted Mercedes-Benz truck that transforms into rooms and serves as a hotel on-the-go. The truck hotel travels across Portugal during the summer and Morocco in the winter. The hosts wanted to share their love of the outdoors with people and make traveling convenient, accessible, and comfortable.
Riding Mount Robson to Prince Rupert with motorcycle enthusiast Theo Birkner.
Vocabulary chunks from the video :
• Boil it down to the essence • A motorcyclist • Ride a motorbike • An avenue to fun and adventure • I love to get out on adventures • It slices through VC from east to west • A cultural engagement • Absolutely in love with the mountains • Coastal mountainous terrain • The communities you ride through • All types of people • Nice engaging proud members of their community • You’re friends for life • That is priceless
“To travel by canoe is to ponder where we came from, where we are, where we’re going, who we were, who we are and who we can be. Suspended between the world above and the world below. Stillness in harmonic motion. These are the paddles’ promises. To paddle is to plug into the energies of the place, the land, the air, the water, the ancestors, the children who are yet to be born The paddle connects us to all of that. To pull is to connect to the river itself but also to the land that nourishes. To be there, to be connected, as a mix of Canadians new and old. If it is love that binds people to places in this nation of rivers and in this river of nations, then one enduring expression of that simple truth, is surely the canoe.” – James Raffan, adventurer, acclaimed author and Director Emeritus of the Canadian Canoe Museum.
“Primitive technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule. If you want a fire- use fire sticks, an axe- pick up a stone and shape it, a hut- build one from trees, mud, rocks etc. The challenge is seeing how far you can go without modern technology. If this hobby interests you then this blog might be what you are looking for.” READ MORE