Adventure Abroad

Visiting Christ’s Foreskin in Calcata, Italy

Visiting Christ’s Foreskin in Calcata, Italy

Many of my travels begin with a book. In this case it was a book called An Irreverent Curiosity that I found for fifty cents outside my local library. The cover features a cheesy naked cherub on the front. It follows the story of a man named David Farley, an agnostic in New York City(…)

Mountain Biking the Copper Harbor Trails

Mountain Biking the Copper Harbor Trails

The sky above me spun slightly while I stared up from a weedy stretch of grass in the woods. I was flat on my back, legs tangled up in a fallen mountain bike. After a quick survey of my still in-tact bones and lack of pain, I had a gut-busting, serious laughing spell. I took(…)

Ignoring the Touts in Chiang Khong, Thailand

Ignoring the Touts in Chiang Khong, Thailand

Sat underneath a fish market table in Chiang Khong as the sun rose over the Mekong, an ancient weathered Thai man dressed all in white began his early Thai-Chi routine with such grace and peace that one could almost have forgotten the dramatic, and relatively scary, events of the night that led into such a(…)