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Blackwater Rafting, Kiwi-Style

On the South Island of New Zealand, JANE LANGILLE and her family enjoy blackwater rafting in a surreal underground landscape, drifting in pitch black darkness under thousands of glow-worms. Originally published in The Globe and Mail Travel, Saturday January 6, 2007 Our half-day adventure started early in the morning in a van, careening around the […]

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When will the Annapolis sink?

Holding my regulator and my mask, I fall backwards into the chilly emerald green to revel in weightless freedom. Descending slowly beside the mast of the G.B. Church, streams of plankton catch ribbons of sunlight leading down to the depths. My mask is within inches of the softly waving tentacles of a mauve barnacle. Limpets, […]

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