Michael Haynes is one of the leading authorities on trail development in Canada. He has been named a trail hero by Hike Ontario and has authored nine trail guides, including the first edition of Hiking Trails of Ottawa and the two-volume The Best of The Great Trail. A regular commentator for CBC Radio, Haynes’s travel writing has also appeared in Ottawa Magazine, Saltscapes, and Explore.
This week we contemplated decolonization and Indigenous Poetics with an essay from D.A. Lockart, introduced our August #alubookclub pick, armchair explored some Canadian trails, and queued up a Spotify playlist.
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If your summer has mostly included trips to your local library and pitstops for iced coffee but you're itching to explore further afield, why not check out our list of travel-inspiring books?
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