Trip Kennedy


Raised in the US Northeast, Trip received degrees from Grinnell College, Iowa, and Queen’s University, Kingston. He has worked as a secondary school teacher, municipal councillor, adult educator, town manager, management consultant, negotiator, and public service manager.

Currently, Trip is pursuing a life-long interest in travel and travel writing while he continues to practice choral music and advise public agencies on project management and community development.

Trip lives with Susan, his wife of 50 years in Victoria, British Columbia.


A Pilgrim's Journey; 3000 Kilometers from Rome to Santiago
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Curious about the differences between contemporary life lived at 100, or 1000 km/h., and that lived at a 5 km/h. walking pace, the author’s three-year camino took him from Rome through the Alps, across France, to Finisterra on Spain’s Atlantic coast. He observes the customs and countryside of the three countries, reflects on pilgrimage, and wrestles with questions of forgiveness and peace.
Cuba in Transition: Impressions and Reflections
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Curiosity about the US media’s transformation of Fidel Castro from hero in 1959 to villain in 1960 sparked an interest in the contradictory narratives about Cuba. A 2010 Havana choir festival provided the catalyst for a month-long, 10 city trip through Cuba, and for the author’s observations of Cuba and thoughts about possible directions for its evolution, fifty-plus years after the Revolution.

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