Atypical honeymoon story. To fulfill their dream of traveling from sea to sea in a canoe, wilderness adventurers Joanie and Gary McGuffin, recently married, set out from the Gulf of St. Lawrence (Atlantic Ocean) and two years and 6,000 miles later reached the Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean). Along the way, they faced innumerable hardships and challenged some of Canada's most dangerous rivers. In the process, they discovered a Canada that few will ever see.
Gary and Joanie McGuffin are known worldwide for their expeditions as professional adventurers as well as for their high-profile conservation efforts. They regularly publish feature articles in such magazines as Explore, Canoe and Kayak, River, Photo Life, Canadian Geographic, and Outdoor Canada. Visit the McGuffins at their website adventurers.org