Mutianyu Section and final day on The Wall

Here is where we trekked over the last week…you need super sight powers to read it but I wanted to include it anyway!

I kept hoping that we were going to have one day with sunshine while hiking the wall but no such luck. The last day was actually the stormiest of them all with high winds and rain. Today […]

Ni Hao from Beijing

We arrived in Beijing after an 11 hour flight and met up with the rest of our IBD Adventures group from the east coast. Our energetic and animated guide, Chris, met us at the airport and has been a wealth of interesting information about China ever since. To the first time visitor, Beijing seems to be a vast and […]

Hiking the Baden Powell Trail

With only a week to go before heading off to China to trek The Great Wall with IBD Adventures, I figured it was time to get outside, and the hill program on the treadmill wasn’t cutting it anymore! On Sunday morning, Faye, Ali, Stephen, Rosie and I started out from Lynn Headwaters in North Vancouver and headed west. We […]

Body Art and Celebrating One Year Colon-Free

One of my most recent adventures was getting inked at the Vancouver Tattoo and Body Art Convention by Katia @ Rainfire Tattoo. I wanted to share because this work of art has been a a symbol for me along my journey the last couple years. The symbol, known as the Flower of Life (a term coined by Drunvalo Melchizedek) is […]

Sunshine on Vancouver Island

I had a beautiful time on the island last week with family and friend! My week started with sunshine and morning Qi gong with my dad. It was such a gift to experience this energy together and to witness my dad’s excitement about his new found exercise regime. I am truly grateful to be able to share these kinds […]

Virgen De La Candelaria Festival

Today is the first day in the festival of the Virgen de la Candelaria which is also Bolivia’s patron saint. It has been amazing to watch the beautiful costumes, the parades of dancers with bells on their boots, and the flower mosaics covering the streets all over town!

Apparently this town, Copacabana, is most well known for its Christian pilgrimage […]

Copacabana

We arrived in Bolivia a few days ago and stopped in Copacabana for a little recharge before heading off the Isla del Sol and Isla del Luna. This is a cute little beach town where the sun seems to shine everyday. Here is our friend, Sergio, from Colombia that we met on the bus from Puno.

We are staying in […]

Machu Picchu

Had the most incredible day hiking by myself at Machu Picchu! My day started before dawn, i walked from my hostel in Ollantaytambo down to catch the 6:40 train through Inka Rail. I had my lunch packed and a spring in my step as I started on my adventure. Things were off to a great start, the sun was […]