Walking to Rome: Winnipeg

It starts in Canterbury. Gail and I will leave its cathedral, head south, cross the English Channel, traverse France, climb Switzerland's Great Saint Bernard Pass, continue south through Italy and finally arrive on the doorstep of the Vatican. This is the ancient pilgrimage route known as the Via Francigena, a path roughly following Sigeric, Archbishop... Continue Reading →

Plane Jane Redux

Sixteen people joined us on a blustery Sunday afternoon as we wound our way through several Winnipeg neighbourhoods, finally arriving at our destination about three hours later. This was our Jane’s Walk for 2015. Plane Jane: A Walk to Winnipeg Airport. Technically, it could have been a quick two hour-long walk at a reasonable walking... Continue Reading →

Plane Jane: Coming This Sunday!

It's a crazy idea, something you're not supposed to do. But walking to YWG, whether for pleasure or to catch a flight, is entirely possible. We’ve done it. For the adventure of exploring places normally off the pedestrian road map. And for kick-starting a travel-light, carry-on-only vacation to Europe. Want to try it, too? Then... Continue Reading →

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