Serendipity & Slip-Ups: Running from the French Police and (Almost) Being in the Tour de France

The first installation in the Serendipity & Slip-Ups Series is the story of how failing to research current events can lead to a near miss with the French police, some good old fashioned impromptu urban parkour, and the closest I’ll ever come to participating in the Tour de France.

How I Got Here

Have you ever had an event or circumstance that made you incandescently angry or sad inside? Afterward, did you find you were stronger and had discovered some important information about yourself? I call these phoenix moments. One of my phoenix moments is the reason I have my full-time travel lifestyle, so I’m sharing it here.