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Don Starkell - Modern-day voyageur

Don Starkell hauls up his 19-year-old sea kayak from the Red River .  August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell in his 19-year-old sea kayak on the Red River. August 24, 2009 
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)
(l-r) Jeff, Dana, Don and Sherri Starkell. 1982
(Ken Gigliotti / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don and Dana Starkell on their trip to South America
Dana, left and Don Starkell celebrate their arrival in Trinidad. 1981 (Supplied photo)
Don Starkell and son Dana go over their equipment prior to leaving on a two-year canoe trip to South America. Starkell and his two sons travelled through 12 countries on the trip from Winnipeg to Brazil. 1980.
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell. Port of Spain. 1981
(John de la Pastide / Special to the Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell and son Dana arrive in this Amazon River port in Northern Brazil at the end of a two-year canoe trip from Winnipeg. 1982 (Vedada Para)
Don Starkell
Don Starkell in Concordia Hospital recovering from frostbite after trying to navigate the Northwest Passage.  December 2 / 1992
(Jeff De Booy /  Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell .  August 24 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don and Dana Starkell. 1981
Don Starkell. 1986
(Jim Haggarty / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell and son Dana pose with canoe in Panama Canal Zone before embarking for the Colombian Coast.  September 24, 1981
Winnipeg author and outdoor enthusiast Don Starkell recuperates in his home after being badly burned in his house last March. September 16, 2010
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)
Don Starkell hauls up his 19-year-old sea kayak from the Red River . August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don Starkell in his 19-year-old sea kayak on the Red River. August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) -
(l-r) Jeff, Dana, Don and Sherri Starkell. 1982 (Ken Gigliotti / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don and Dana Starkell on their trip to South America -
Dana, left and Don Starkell celebrate their arrival in Trinidad. 1981 (Supplied photo) -
Don Starkell and son Dana go over their equipment prior to leaving on a two-year canoe trip to South America. Starkell and his two sons travelled through 12 countries on the trip from Winnipeg to Brazil. 1980. (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don Starkell. Port of Spain. 1981 (John de la Pastide / Special to the Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don Starkell and son Dana arrive in this Amazon River port in Northern Brazil at the end of a two-year canoe trip from Winnipeg. 1982 (Vedada Para) -
Don Starkell -
Don Starkell in Concordia Hospital recovering from frostbite after trying to navigate the Northwest Passage. December 2 / 1992 (Jeff De Booy / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don Starkell . August 24 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don and Dana Starkell. 1981 -
Don Starkell. 1986 (Jim Haggarty / Winnipeg Free Press) -
Don Starkell and son Dana pose with canoe in Panama Canal Zone before embarking for the Colombian Coast. September 24, 1981 -
Winnipeg author and outdoor enthusiast Don Starkell recuperates in his home after being badly burned in his house last March. September 16, 2010 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) -

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