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GERMANY | Wed, 17 Jul 2013 | By paul_meet_world | Views [563] | Comments [1]

I met Anna in New Zealand, in a rather sleepy city called New Plymouth on the north island. Hailing from Germany, she'd been traveling for months (seven I think?). We'd spent a night drinking with a big group on the roof of the hostel, ... Read more >

Tags: friends, kids, summer camp

Chilling out at camp

CANADA | Thu, 28 Jun 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [1864]

The past week has been an epic roller coaster full of ups, downs and upside-downs!  A weekend of camp left us a bit tired. Nahhhh, still having fun! Campers have come and gone. Friday the 22nd - Sunday the 24th was new camper weekend where those ... Read more >

Tags: canoe, chilled out, friends, fun, lake, relaxing, shawnigan, summer camp

Camp Shawnigan

CANADA | Fri, 22 Jun 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [2040]

Summer camp is here! Well actually here I am, at Summer Camp! Since arriving 9 days ago, lots and lots has happened. New surroundings, new people, new dorm room, new food, I love new!  And that is about it! Ancient tree, HUGE! This photo was ... Read more >

Tags: fun! summer, goldstream, lake, shawnigan, summer camp, swim

Goodbye Victoria, hello Summer Camp!

CANADA | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [852]

On a beautiful sunny day (or the past two!) what is the best way to fully experience what a city has to offer? Exercise!  I jogged 7.5kms along the water on Sunday arvo, it felt great! I was a bit tender afterwards (longest run in a while) but it ... Read more >

Tags: bike ride, summer camp


CANADA | Sun, 10 Jun 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [1949]

I'd be lying if I said that I wasn't apprehensive about my position as a camp counsellor this Summer. Thinking about it, and now writing it creates an unpleasant sensation in my tummy. What has happened? I had better rewind and catch up on the past ... Read more >

Tags: bubbles, nude cyclists, pool, sooke pot holes, summer camp, visa, wine, work

All quiet on the Western front.

CANADA | Mon, 19 Mar 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [866]

Technically I am in West Canada, and the past few days have been rather quiet. I haven't done much moving around or exploring, more just reading and waiting. I am currently half way through "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" on my Kindle, ... Read more >

Tags: interview, james, new friends, pizza, quiet, reading, starbucks, summer camp

Unemployment sucks..

CANADA | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By jamesshanks | Views [1125] | Comments [2]

And guess what? I just got offered a job! I am over the moon, I honestly can not contain how excited I am!! I want to swear and use a million exclamation marks... F-yeah!!!!!!!!!!! I met Val McKinnon at an arranged meeting spot (where else but Starbucks?) ... Read more >

Tags: employment, exciting, interview, summer camp, work

Buffalo's, Broken Bones & Banana Bread: Summer Camp in Canada

CANADA | Tue, 6 Sep 2011 | By cokeeffe | Views [973]

After a lifetime of dreaming of attending a summer camp, it all felt a little surreal as the buses pulled into the camp road. We twisted and turned our way through the bush along a dirt road until we reached what was to become my home for the next ... Read more >

Tags: canada, summer camp


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