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Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting Ontario – Sep. 11-14, 2014

 Meet travellers and see what this long distance travel stuff is all about.

Published on 03.21.2014

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran with wisdom to share or a complete novice hungry for ideas and guidance, it doesn’t matter if you ride a motorcycle, a bicycle, or drive an expedition vehicle…

Horizons Unlimited meetings are for everyone who dreams of adventure along the road less travelled.

Are you a TRAVELLER? Does the smell of spices wafting through the air make you think of Zanzibar, a cacophony of honking horns Cairo, or a swirl of brilliantly patterned clothing Guatemala? Then come to the Annual Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting Ontario event and meet your fellow travellers!


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You’ve read about their adventures in the Horizons Unlimited Travellers’ Ezine, now you can meet them in person and ask questions! Travellers at the Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting Ontario event will talk about their adventures around the world, from continent hoppers to Round the World travellers.

This is your best opportunity to find out what it takes to get out of the rut, meet travellers and see what this long distance travel stuff is all about. Join us for a great time, lots of opportunity to exchange information, have a chat with those who’ve been there, lived to tell the story, and are planning on going back!

The Ontario Meeting 2014

This year’s Ontario meeting features a fantastic location on Lake Manitou near Parry Sound! Below, see the unofficial video by Avner Skolnik from the 2013 Ride-out led by Bill Hooykaas.

Event Schedule

The event is taking place from Thursday, Sep 11 to Sunday, Sep 14, 2014.

Lunch will be served at 1 pm on Thursday, Sep 11, after which the Registration Tent will open for check-ins. The Horizons Unlimited Film Festival will start at 3 pm, and the first live presentations will begin at 6 pm. The event will draw to a close at Noon on Sunday, Sep 14.

Over the course of the event there’ll be talks, demonstrations, workshops, Q&A’s, challenges and competitions, with many presentations being repeated so you won’t miss out.

As well as hearing inspiring stories of overlanding adventure from around the world, you’ll get the low-down on preparing for your journey, navigation, first-aid, photography, filming and a host of other essential topics. Whatever your past experience or future plans may be, there’s something for everyone.

Presenters at HU Ontario Meeting 2014 so far…

Andrew Pain
Canada on a Small Motorcycle – Banff to Alaska, people, places, and 250 ccs.  

Greg Powell and Bill Hooykaas
Two Ways Down 

Grant and Susan Johnson
How it all began 

Chantal Cournoyer
Topic TBA

Darren Baptiste
Topic TBA 

Educational Sessions…

Diana Londono
Yoga for Motorcyclists 

Andrew Pain
Going Small and Anatomy of Cheap 

Clinton Smout
Dirt is not just for potatoes! 

Willem (Bill) Hooykaas
A-Z of Overlanding 

Grant Johnson
Fix that flat!

Greg Powell
Re-entering the workforce  

Grant and Susan Johnson
4 Easy Steps to Overland Travel 

Grant Johnson
Bike mods and ergonomics 

Event Organizer: Horizons Unlimited 

To see the full event details click here.

Author: Ken Pozak
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