I have an iDream

On a mountain top in Tuscay I gathered the courage and wrote this e-mail to two friends helping with the Mandala project. Its the culmination of two month of thought and it makes a collosally scary endeavour for me: Giving up my computer! I will surely be writing more...

Camping in Tuscany: Reposting

My goodness! Its literally one adventure after another. This was my gorgeous camp site a day or two ago. And then last night I had another total adventure– I slept in a 10th century roman church! More on that in the next...

Mandala Making Merryness in Pianora

Honestly, I find teenagers a little scary. They talk so fast, they are always laughing and they are so much cooler than I. The last two days I took a little break in Pianoro Italy. Catia and Filipo heared I was coming through and spontaneously offered to host me. We...

Spontaneous Football in Rosata, Italy

After a good’s afternoon’s cycle I came to a fork in the road. I stopped and took a look at my map. There in the field nearby five boys were kicking a soccer ball around. They looked about the age I had been when I played soccer back in the Yukon. They...

The Angel of Venice

On Facebook there’s a little application that lets you send Angels to other people. Some folks have used its to send me good wishes and “Angels” for my journey. I always thought it seemed a little silly. That was until I went to Venice. I actually...

Hockey in Italy!

As dusk began to fall, I was beginning to despair at my options for setting up my tent. I wasn’t having much luck finding a place. Finally, I pulled into a small little town hoping for a quiet spot beside the nearby river. As I rolled through the centre of...