Only the truly brave sit at the front of the boat when they are white water rafting on a tidal wave. Oblivious to this fact, I climbed in the front of the inflatable zodiac when we set out to go tidal bore rafting on the Schubenacadie River near Nova Scotia’s famed Bay of Fundy. It didn’t take long for me to feel the full impact of my mistake. I wrapped my fingers around the rope along the sides of the raft as we headed at high speed directly toward the tidal bore. The raft jolted upwards and everything was obscured from view as brown sludgy water engulfed us. When I checked…
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” When it comes to the Havasupai hike it’s about both the destination and the journey. Hiking in the Grand Canyon is absolutely amazing, but so is the impossibly blue Havasu Falls.