About This Blog

Travel – it opens the mind and gives us a new perspective in life. Leave your comfort zone at home. Ride a chicken bus, a local train or just plain walk. Meet new people, explore new cultures and learn about different religions. You will come home refreshed, fearless and optimistic. The world is a beautiful place, worth exploring, worth protecting and worth loving.

The three jewels of Tao:

“compassion, moderation, and humility. Balthasar said compassion leads to courage, moderation leads to generosity, and humility leads to leadership.”

Read and follow my blog. Expect articles from the field while traveling, various trail experiences and conditions as well as the occasional opinion piece.

Salt Spring Island – by bicycle, ferry and bus

Salt Spring Island is the largest and most populated of the Gulf Islands in the Salish Sea not far from the coast of Vancouver Island. Three ferries service Salt Spring, with direct access from Vancouver, Swartz Bay (Victoria) and Croften. The island has a colourful population of artists, farmers and other weirdly wonderful personalities. The […]