Category: Expedition

Getting on the Road—The First Week

Moving out of the driveway and getting on the road wasn’t so bad after all. Everything that had to be done was done, things that needed to be stored were packed away, Measha was at her vacation home, and my

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Setting Free the Past to Open the Future

by Liz Jansen I met Abigail twenty-two years ago at an SPCA foster home in rural Ontario. My husband and I were looking for our little Mickey who had disappeared and there she was, a little tortoiseshell kitten sharing a

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Ana Forrest | Daily Diet for the Evolving Soul

Ana Forrest has been changing people’s lives for almost 40 years.  An internationally recognized pioneer in yoga and emotional healing, she’s also a Medicine Woman and author of Fierce Medicine. Ana created Forrest Yoga as she worked through her own

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One More Month

by Liz Jansen Exactly one more month to go, until I pull out of my driveway, intending not to return for an indefinite period of time. I’ll be traveling to places unknown, both literally and metaphorically. While there are always last minute

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Wisdomkeepers—Book Review

by Liz Jansen  “Just off the map, beyond the Interstates, out past the power lines and the shopping malls, up that little side road without a sign on it, lies the land of the Wisdomkeepers. Hidden from the mainstream of

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Travel Planning and the Road to Here

Earlier this year, I wrote about 5 big ticket travel planning considerations for my upcoming trip to South America. With two months until departure date, lots has already fallen into place, often in ways I wouldn’t have expected.  Here’s how things

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Planning Adventure Travel – 12 Weeks Pre Departure

by Liz Jansen As incredulous as it seems, I’ll soon be underway on an amazing road trip. It’s been maybe 16 weeks since the seed was planted, and now only 12 weeks until departure. I know people plan these trips

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Plans Taking Shape

by Liz Jansen As is nature’s way, everything develops with it’s own perfect timing. In this way, I’m gaining awareness and the reason for my trip is taking shape. Our minds can only process so much at once, and mine’s

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That Sinking In Feeling

by Liz Jansen When I first conceived the notion of writing Women, Motorcycles and the Road to Empowerment in August, 2008, I was energized. It brought together everything I’d done up to that point, and I was excited by what

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7 Things to Do Now to Prepare for Travel

by Liz Jansen Now that I’ve decided to ride to South America, it’s time to get a little more specific. Other than knowing I’m leaving this year sometime, the rest is still a haze. The best way to clear that