Discovered

Atami Pass

Discovered: Japan Three Ways

It should come as no surprise that there are many takeaways from a trip to Japan, especially for first timers. The lights. The branding. The culture. The way manic city life blends in to serene zen-life seeming...
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Osoyoos Is Napa Of The North

This southernmost town in the Okanagan Valley owes its name to its original inhabitants, the Syilx Indians, who called it sẁiẁs (pronounced ‘soo-yoos’) meaning “place where two lakes meet”. Osoyoos boasts Ca...
Mitsubishi at Milford House Beach

Nova Scotia With Dice

Is life as a human but a chance moment on Earth? Do things happen for a reason or is life simply a roll of the dice? I have a good life, a loving husband, a cool and challenging job where no two days are alike....
Crossing The Red Sea

The Red Sea Smuggler

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby I awoke at 5:20 that April morning in 1984 on a flat car at the end of a creeping freight train. Ken and our Ethiopian guide, Tim Cat, were asleep w...
Riding The Beartooth Pass

Riding The Beartooth Pass

There are many ways to get to Billings, Montana, the start of one of my favourite rides – the Beartooth Pass. For Debra and me, getting there can be a bit of a challenge with 850 kilometres of open prairie to c...
Kuwait City

It’s Baghdad or Bust!

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby In 1984 Kuwait was the wealthiest country in the world per capita. Its port was the most efficient on the Persian Gulf, busy with tankers shipping out ...