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Category: Sicily

Making Fresh Olive Oil

  I asked our host, Anna, “And, these are your olive trees?” “Si!” I reached up and picked a dark, purple olive from the...

Driving Abroad: How to Blend In

“It’s time to rent a car, roll down the windows and prepare for your first big thrill: the freeways. They’re so much fun they...

The Art of Motorcycle Mindfulness

“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” ― Robert...

Agoraphobia: Fear of the Sicilian Marketplace

“I know nobody ever got over being afraid of the dark by never turning off the lights.” ~J. D. Ruskin Agoraphobia literally means,...

Lost in Syracusa, Sicily

It was early morning as the light purr of the small outboard motor bounced off the ancient fortress walls. Seconds later a blue wooden...

We Have No Idea Where We Are Going

What will I learn about myself this time around? My Camino del Norte experience this summer was still a bit raw. I’d felt pathetic that I...