Mat Neale Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/102 en Traveling Alone in the Jungle of Northern Thailand http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2010/03/15/traveling-alone-jungle-northern-thailand I had many adventures in South East Asia, but spending an unplanned amount of time in a Northern Thai jungle, alone and sick with pneumonia was definitely a highlight.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2010/03/15/traveling-alone-jungle-northern-thailand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2010/03/15/traveling-alone-jungle-northern-thailand#comments Life Outside World Travel Outdoors backpacking Chiang Rai hiking jungle Thailand Tue, 16 Mar 2010 02:56:00 +0000 Mat Neale 3501 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Going Outside? Prepare to be Lost http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2009/12/30/going-outside-prepare-be-lost As adventure tourists, many people need a guide to show them how to properly cry under a tree when they are lost. Many times this guide is me, so who better to supply some professional insight into et<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2009/12/30/going-outside-prepare-be-lost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/outside/2009/12/30/going-outside-prepare-be-lost#comments Life Outside City adventure tourism hiking sports tourism winter sports Wed, 30 Dec 2009 23:35:00 +0000 Mat Neale 2738 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Advice From An Adventure Guide http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/12/24/advice-adventure-guide As adventure tourists, many people need a guide to show them how to properly cry under a tree when they are lost. Many times this guide is me, so who better to supply some professional insight into...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/12/24/advice-adventure-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/12/24/advice-adventure-guide#comments Tue, 25 Dec 2007 08:00:00 +0000 Mat Neale 1244 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Powerless in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/18/powerless-vancouver Imagine my surprise upon returning from a trip to Seattle last week only to find all of my fish dead. I had grown rather fond of my little guys &#40;and girls&#41;. Two of mine had even recently...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/18/powerless-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/18/powerless-vancouver#comments Tue, 19 Dec 2006 08:00:00 +0000 Mat Neale 1247 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Beware the Ungulate http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/04/beware-ungulate It’s amazing what some people don’t know when it comes to street smarts. Consider what happens when you put those same folks out in nature and they lack what I like to call “tree smarts.” I’m going...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/04/beware-ungulate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/12/04/beware-ungulate#comments Tue, 05 Dec 2006 08:00:00 +0000 Mat Neale 1245 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mat Neale http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/11/27/mat-neale And he&#39;s not even shivering. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2006/11/27/mat-neale#comments Tue, 28 Nov 2006 08:00:00 +0000 Mat Neale 1246 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com