Dianne’s Blog

Follow Dianne Whelan as she films her new adventure film, an homage to forgotten spirits, an ecological pilgrimage and a modern day Canterbury Tales. A 23,000 km journey where story has no boundaries.

The Lake Superior water trail

May 1st, 2017|7 Comments

After four  weeks of preparation which has included shipping all the winter gear to my cousin Derm in Winnipeg, finding maps, talking to local guides about the paddle route, filming and acquainting myself with the

The Voyageur Trail. From Blind River to Lake Superior

April 5th, 2017|2 Comments

I learned at the very beginning of this journey in Newfoundland, the harder the rock, the kinder the people. And so it is in Northern Ontario. In these small towns, word still travels faster then internet

Laughing Water’s, a frontier tent & 31.7km of the Voyageur Trail

February 10th, 2017|8 Comments

The Great Trail APP shows the route, km and elevation written by Ann Verrall The first section of Dianne’s journey on the Voyageur Trail passed through Mississauga First Nation territory. This relatively short

Wise grandmothers, love and the bomb

February 6th, 2017|2 Comments

I am now on the Voyageur trail in Northern Ontario and for the next three weeks my friend Jenica will be hiking it with me. My next blog post will be all about our adventure