The First 24 Hours: Departing Canada

Winter farm -- Karina Noriega

December 2nd, 2014

Saying goodbye at Toronto Pearson :(

Saying goodbye at Toronto Pearson 😦


Load bags and self into car. April’s dad drives us to Toronto Pearson airport. She relishes the last moments with her family.

Trying to not be sick. A combination of the anticipation of flying plus knowledge that this is the very last chance I have to turn around and go back to a familiar place. I could always buy another car, rent another apartment and find a new job…  Continue reading

Paradise Unknown – A Film

Another extraordinary film by April Beresford for
A chance encounter brought us to one of the most unbelievable paradise locations we could have imagined. With a lot of help from our local couchsurfing host, opportunities to explore sugarland beaches, live music venues, local cuisine and Spring break styled drinking and boating adventures all came to life. It’s a mystery that this stunning landscape ever escaped a highlight reel,so we are sharing the secrets of this Florida panhandle town known as Destin.

Music: Vieux Farka Toure – Ana (Ditto Remix)

~ An Extraordinary Story by Karina Noriega ~

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is the “largest, intact, un-fragmented, freshwater and black water wilderness swamp in North America.”1

Native Americans refer to this place as the “The Land of the Trembling Earth”.

Once scheduled to be drained and exploited, the land is now protected to impressive sum of 402,000 acres (that’s nearly 700 square miles!) Within the refuge more than 400 different species reside, including the star attraction of the swamp – the American alligator. Continue reading