Hills Above Sarajevo

August 6, 2015 / Adventures
Hills Above Sarajevo

Stay on the marked trails. Bosnia, unfortunately, has a landmine problem. In the hills above Sarajevo, there are days of places to explore.  Unfortunately, with…

Racing Sellaronda HERO 2015

85km.  4500m of climbing.  Altitudes of 2300m. 9800 calories burned.  Sellaronda HERO is no joke.  It’s the same course, on the same day, as the UCI…

Canadians to the Rescue at Vimy Ridge

I could sit for days to try and think of the correct words to describe Vimy Ridge. I don’t think I’d ever successfully describe this…

Inside Power Plant IM in Charleroi

Most abandoned structures aren’t massive. They’re your everyday home, warehouse, school building, etc. Not this cooling tower though. Between the stairs and the pipe running…

Exploring the Depths of Miranda Castle

Miranda Castle, also commonly called Noisy Castle, was built in 1866 under commission from the Liedekerke-Beaufort family. The family originally occupied Vêves Castle which is…

La Villa Belvedere near Pisa

La Villa Belvedere is located in the hills between Pisa and Lucca, very close to the start of the aqueducts that feed Pisa.  Built in…

Abandoned Fascist Mausoleum near Livorno, Italy

Mausoleo di Ciano has been high on my local places to visit since I first moved to Italy. It is located about 10km south of…

Istanbul and My Fourth Continent

After years of putting off the adventure, I finally made it to Turkey.  I quiet possibly have found a new favorite destination for adventuring. My…

Capitol of the Hittite Empire on a Whim

We planned on driving from Cappadocia to Antalya in the south of Turkey. Termessos is an ancient mountaintop city.  It was the only city Alexander the…