West Bend, Iowa doesn’t just lend its name to cornfields and soya beans. It also lays claim to the world’s largest grotto. This grotto is literally a miracle in stone. Worshippers and devotees come from near and far to evoke a spiritual experience at The Grotto of the Redemption. It represents the life work of […]
A personal account of road trippin’ from Ontario, Canada to Iowa, USA. There’s nothing like being out on the open road.
It’s funny how much things change while you’re gone. It’s been five years and this is my third trip home, but life here seems stranger than ever. I was at Shopper’s today trying to buy shampoo and was absolutely overwhelmed by the size, variety and cost of everything. Bottled water was even more mind-boggling. Everything […]