September, 2016

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And That’s (Almost) A Wrap (Sept. 4)

Today marks the official beginning of the end. If all goes well, I’ll be at a hotel near the airport in Lyon by day’s end. From there I’m a couple of flights away from being back on Canadian soil. Hard to believe. Unlike yesterday morning, I did not forego breakfast.Read More…


Almost There (Sept. 3)

At the risk of repeating myself … hmmmm … I don’t know why I say that because it’s pretty clear that I’m about to repeat myself and clearly it’s not all that risky of a proposition. If nothing else, all I’m doing is drawing attention to the repetition which mayRead More…


Bicycles and Baguettes (Sept. 2)

Besançon to Mervans

Another day another beautiful sunrise. I could get used to this. Who am I kidding? I AM used to this. Okay, maybe not the part where I’m waking up at sunrise but the beautiful sunny conditions have been great. Today’s plan was to continue to head south towards Lyon whereRead More…


Eight Is Probably Enough (September 1)

It’s hard to believe that September is officially here. It’s also hard to believe that I’ve been on the road for 69 days. This was day 70 and, as days go, day 70 was a good one. Not for any one particular reason or moment but it was just oneRead More…


L’Ill Did I Know (August 31)

Kehl, Germany to Mulhouse, France

After “Vive-ing” la France yesterday only to end up LEAVING la France shortly thereafter, today’s goal was to return to France and stay there. No, not forever. But for the duration of this journey – the end of which is rapidly approaching. That said, coming up with a route toRead More…


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