Treks and Travels
Monthly, 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Rosedale Community Hall, 901-11 Avenue NW (free street parking is available in the evenings). Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members. Guests are welcome. No registration required.
Come for an evening of discovery and discussion in an informal and intimate setting! CALL members are an adventurous group and are interested in hearing about active and interesting global pursuits. Each month we will have an interactive presentation from a different presenter.
We are looking for more CALL adventurers–CALL members and others– to come forward to stimulate and inspire us with accounts of their treks and travels. If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact Janet Samber or Richard King via e-mail at email@example.com.
- Wednesday, April 15
The Hike of Your Life: The Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage
Although the hike across northern Spain is 1,200 years old, its popularity has dramatically increased over the past decade, tripling to over 300,000 pilgrims/year.
Tom Kerwin, who recently completed the 800-kilometre hike, will provide a colourful travelogue of the Camino, as well as revealing its importance to Spanish history and culture. Tom will provide all the information you need if you’re considering doing the hike – or just enjoying it from your armchair.
- Wednesday, May 20
Bicycling the Mississippi River Trail -Rolf Stengl
Ride along with Rolf as he documents his 9 week journey along the Mississippi River Trail from New Orleans to Minneapolis and on to Saskatchewan. He will share his experiences as he bicycles the road less travelled through rural America, meeting local residents, experiencing the delights of Memphis music, small towns, and river life. From Bourbon Street to the Moose Jaw moose, this is an adventure that celebrates the land that Rolf passed through and the people he met. To see more pictures, and to read Rolf’s blog, visit www.rolfstengl.com.