Discover Klahoose: Transformational Immersion

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Departing May 21, 2023

Immerse yourself in the heart of Desolation Sound, located in the northern Salish Sea in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The Canadian Geographic Adventures Discover Klahoose package offers 4 nights accommodation in Lodge rooms or cabins, all with private facilities and spectacular ocean views. The enrichment program will feature our RCGS Travel Ambassador sharing their specific expertise as well as Klahoose’s own local Cultural Interpreter who will assist in guiding a 4-5 hour boat tour exploring Desolation Sound and Toba Inlet. Immerse yourself in local culture through Indigenous storytelling, cedar weaving, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, ocean swimming, forest walks and ocean foraging. 

Prepare to be transformed as you discover the magic of Klahoose in Desolation Sound. 

Meet your RCGS Travel Ambassador

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Fred Cattroll

Fred Cattroll has over 35 years of experience in the art of creating images and a long list of honoured appointments. These include recruitment as the official photographer for the Assembly of First Nations’ historic meeting with Pope Benedict XVI, designated photographer for the Dalai Lama delegation’s visit to Ottawa and the Dalai Lama’s Ethics for a Whole World event in Ottawa and The Canadian Museum of Civilization has requested Fred’s lifetime work for use as a national collection.

Fred’s photography is well known for its intimate human touch. Seductive in simplicity, his pictures are subtle interplays of light and image, carrying forward messages of intelligence, honesty, and elegance. In many ways, Fred’s unique photographic style is an extension of himself. Physically distinctive, at six-feet and seven-inches tall, he has a warm interpersonal manner that quickly puts people at ease.  While attending Carleton University School of Journalism, Fred discovered a passion for photography. This led him to Toronto’s Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Still Photography.  His work has been published in the Ottawa CitizenNew York TimesWashington PostLondon Times, and Toronto Star. His work is also in the collection of the National Gallery, Canadian Museum of Photography, the National Arts Centre, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization.