Jason Jamar's Journey Across America
Jason Jamar's Journey (Windows Media)
Jason Jamar's Journey (Real Media)
Jason arrives in Calais, ME on January 2, 2001 to a media event.
Jason posing with his official escorts into Calais, representatives from Royal Canadian Mounted Police (left) and the Main State Police (right).
Also on hand to welcome him to Calais was Maine State Senator Vinton E. Cassidy who proclaimed January 2, 2002 Jason Jamar Day.
Jason's boat is built and packed and he and B.J. prepare to embark on the journey home to Marble Falls, TX.
Launching from Portland, ME on May 18, 2001.
Jason and B.J. leaving behind many friends they made in Calais.
There were many stops along the way, some boat repairs to be made or portage to another water body to manage.
Jason and B.J. resuming their journey after a stop.
A stop in Patterson, LA
A broken paddle required a rescue by a friend living in Houston. A new paddle and the trip was resumed.
December 29, 2001 entering the Intercoastal Waterway in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jason and B.J. were joined on this leg of the journey by Dr. William Flahive, president of the Washington County Technical College where Jason built his kayak.
Plum Creek, near Smithville, Texas, the weather is warming up.
Bastrop, Texas sent out local ambassadors to greet the pair of travelers.