Around One More Point

Around One More Point

A Journal of Paddling Adventures

eBook - 2006
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"Around One More Point" is a journal sketchbook of writings, photographs and drawings that capture the adventures of B.C. artist and paddler Mary Gazetas, who has journeyed with family and friends on the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Inside Passage and Haida Gwaii for almost 25 years. This work, with its powerful visual imagery, includes stories and art created when Mary first started taking ocean canoe trips in the '80s with her twin sister and her children. Since those pre-Gore-Tex days of primitive beach camping and paddling in all kinds of weather, the trips, the people and the artwork have changed.What hasn't changed, though, is her passion for the character of the coast, and she returns every summer, bringing home material to be transformed into a variety of artistic expressions. The journeys include paddle trips in Barkley, Clayoquot, Nootka and Kyuquot sounds, the Broughton Archipelago, the central coast and Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands). This evocative journal will take readers on a journey, inspiring some to go to these beautiful places themselves-to go around one more point.
Publisher: Vancouver : TouchWood Editions, c2006
ISBN: 9781926971742
1926971744
9781926971735
1926971736
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.), col. ports

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Aug 27, 2014

This book will make you want to grab your paddle and get on the water. It is well written, laid-out like a scrap book in a way, and feels very much like you are reading a personal journal. We are lucky this is being shared with us! If you have fallen in love with this book and want to make some or all of these journeys, I have my paddle at the ready.

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