|The couple in an Aug. '73 photo|
It cost them $16,000, although they were paid $4,000 by CKVL radio in exchange for doing on-air reports.
They handed out leaflets and talked enthusiastically about the Montreal Olympics, which must've been a pretty big letdown because Montrealers were never that charmed by the event and the political situation went to rot soon after.
In Africa a guy blocked a road with a log for the purposes of extortion, in Panama a robber came at them with a knife and in Congo they were surrounded by hungry tribesman but in each case the 6'5", 250 pound gym teacher and judo expert was able to scare his would-be assailants off.
The trip was meant to take four years but they came back after two due to homesickness. He appears to still be among us.