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Brains travel on bikes

By December 4, 2013 January 3rd, 2017 No Comments

A few months ago, I received some positive life changing news. I have the fortunate opportunity to live and work in the Netherlands. In many ways, this is a dream come true as I will return to where it all started.

Brains Travel on Bikes

Amsterdam Centrum

My first trip to Amsterdam in 2004 was a catalyst in many regards. Witnessing an endless stream of bicycles contributed to a mild form of culture shock. I was captivated by the casual approach and degree of awareness of people on bikes. I was inspired and no longer wanted to be spectator. Upon returning to Toronto, I purchased my first bike.

Having just arrived, my first photo in this city is of a mural that seems all too fitting. Whether it was my first or last capture in Amsterdam, the all-encompassing wisdom of the words painted on this wall will always remind me of an undeniable truth.

Brains travel on bikes.

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