Canada's Disappearing Giants

Canada’s old growth temperate rainforests on British Columbia’s Pacific coast contain some of the largest trees in the world...

Quebec's Lost Coast

WHAT BEGINS as a nearly imperceptible feeling of movement turns, surreptitiously, into a heavy seesawing that wobbles my beer...

Kitlope Journey

We are in zodiacs, cutting a frothing wake against a torrent of snowmelt running into the sea. Our boats...

Travels in Turkish Kurdistan

“In less than two hours you will arrive at the end of the world,” said Mehmet, the owner of...

The Colonel's Caravan

“Hit the gas hard and stay on my tracks,” our driver barks into the radio before hitting the accelerator...
Environment
Canada's Disappearing Giants
Features, Travel
Quebec's Lost Coast
Adventure, Travel
Kitlope Journey
Adventure, Middle East, Travel
Travels in Turkish Kurdistan
Adventure, Features, Middle East
The Colonel's Caravan
Two slugs mating, photographed by John ZadaIntro

Welcome!

 

I’m a freelance writer and photographer based in Toronto. I’m drawn to stories about culture, travel, adventure, and far-flung regions of the world. This is my portfolio website where you can find some of my published work, latest blog posts, and links to my photography and other sites.

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Dhow ships moored at the dhow wharfage, Dubai, UAE
Middle East, Travel

Dubai’s Dhow Wharfage

At first I barely registered his gaze: the subtle yet piercing look of that almost nondescript, middle-aged man in the bluish-gray shalwar kameez. I had no idea how long he’d been there. But from the moment I noticed him he…

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A man walks on the outskirts of the town of Timbuktu.
Reviews

The Timbuktu Delusion

Tahir Shah’s Timbuctoo has arrived with eerie, serendipitous, timing. In the months leading up to its publication, a coup d’etat and ensuing power vacuum in the West African nation of Mali has resulted in extremists taking over the country’s north…

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