When Jennifer Kingsley first travelled to Canada’s Arctic, she didn’t expect to become captivated by its people. Yet after two 50-day canoe trips across the country’s northern reaches, Kingsley felt she’d missed something important. While the landscapes were beautiful and sprawling, the Ottawa-based journalist realized she’d met barely anyone who lived there.
While continually transforming with the technological means of the times, the map has been always a tool that illustrates our desire to explore our surroundings. A map is never solely ornamental. From the earliest explorers to modern day road-trippers, the map stands as more than a guide to simply understanding the physical layout of an […]