Ride the Rising Wind
One Woman's Journey Across CanadaBook - 2006
In May 1949#44; at the age of twenty#44; Barbara Kingscote left her farm in Mascouche#44; Quebec#44; and set out for the Pacific Ocean on horseback#46; Barbara and her equine companion Zazy reached the West Coast just over a year later#44; after travelling 4#44000 miles and discovering the heart of this great country#46; Ride the Rising Wind reveals Canada through the fresh eyes of a brave young woman discovering both herself and her country on the journey of a lifetime#46;
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One spring day in 1949 Barbara Kingscote climbed on the back of her liile black mare. Zazy and rode from Quebec to British Columbia. She carried $200, 3 maps, a camera, camping gear, an otat bag, a rifle and sandwiches. For 16 mths, She relied on the kindness of strangers, courage and a sense of humour to cross the wild and magnificent land
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