Wind billows through the open windows of my brother-in-law’s car as we negotiate a series of hairpin turns where Mount Pantokrator meets the sea. Below us lies the village of Kalami, beloved home of novelist Lawrence Durrell. Judas trees flaunt their brilliant purple blooms against a backdrop of snowcapped peaks. The silvery leaves of centuries-old […]
Articles and live-from-the-road blogs about my travels
I walked away from Pittsburgh 12 years ago to shut the door on the most painful chapter of my life, losing my sister. A flood of memories haunts me on my return.
I’ve been piddling away Euros these past two weeks while piddling in Germany. In my youth, pay toilets were uncomfortably common in the USA, thankfully no more.
After six days on the road in Georgia it was a delight to walk into the Florida Welcome Center on I-75. Goodness, was it packed!
On the Big O Hike, I can unplug. No computer tether for ten days, no cell phone til afternoons, awakening before dawn every morning to enjoy the zen of walking.
An excerpt from a writing exercise, “First Impressions,” at the Lama Institute, Taos.