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Finding pottery in British Columbia's Caribou Range | Back To The Land

Finding pottery in British Columbia's Caribou Range | Back To The Land

On a not so particular day in May 2016, the search for people from small towns and remote areas continues. This next story and subject come from a place in British Columbia’s Caribou Range. An area of beauty that is nothing short of breathless. After recently getting hitched in the previous Fall, to the woman of my dreams, I asked my partner in crime to join me on this next leg of Back To The Land to Northern British Columbia…

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My paper map that led me to a beautiful coastal town called Zeballos

My paper map that led me to a beautiful coastal town called Zeballos

There I was sitting in a cafe in Campbell River, sipping a freshly brewed coffee with the ocean no more than a stone's throw away. A paper map stretched over the table, eyes wide and looking for another small town to visit. That's when I noticed the name Zeballos in the middle of nowhere.

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How a pair of young Calgary carpenters got their start using skateboards

How a pair of young Calgary carpenters got their start using skateboards

It turns out Martinus and Adrian grew up in Red Deer and during high school, Adrian already showed great interest in carpentry and after high school took a gap year and travelled to Australia. Martinus had other plans and went to film school in Vancouver but after struggling to break into the industry, he decided that wasn't for him and started his apprenticeship in carpentry as well; by this time Adrian was already in his 3rd year apprenticeship.

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