Patrick Lam

Thoughts and travels of Patrick Lam

Leaving Aotearoa Part I: WLG to AKL and on to NZ6

Ma te wa—see you later, New Zealand. First half of my trip from Wellington to Montreal, covering travel from Wellington to Auckland and onto the plane to Los Angeles.

Travel during COVID times: NZ to Canada

Argh! How to get the necessary COVID tests to enter the US and Canada.

Trans-Canada Highway vs State Highway 1: Getting around (Central) Canada & NZ

Thoughts about how people get around in Canada and New Zealand.

Holidays: Canada vs NZ

I know what’s when in Canada, but things are completely different here. Let’s try to figure it out.

Review: Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic by James Raffan

Canadian content! This short work of creative nonfiction follows a bear, Nanu, as she raises her cubs near Churchill Falls (Manitoba) in contemporary times.