From June to October 2014, Jenny O’Connell embarked on a walking journey across Finland, retracing the steps of Lappish legend Petronella Van Der Moer. This is her blog.
“Escape. Walk out. Like someone suddenly born into color. Do it now.” – Rumi One month ago, I reached my funding goal on Kickstarter to walk across Finland, retracing the steps of a 90-year-old woman, and write about my trek. Shortly thereafter, I quit my job, moved out of my apartment in the Headlands and into the city, cut off and donated my hair, and tried to brace myself for the changes… Read More