192: What if one wrong turn meant life or death?

“You are in absolute darkness, and until you are in that kind of situation it’s hard to understand what darkness is.”

 

Producers: Whit Missildine

 

Episode Summary: A lifelong traveler heads out for a quick bike ride in the Swiss Alps and finds herself lost in a dark, icy unknown.


Today's episode featured Ava Chisling. Ava is a media lawyer and writer from Montreal. You can find out more about her on her website, avachisling.com. Waiting for herd immunity before she can travel again, Ava is hard at work in her hometown, where her chances of getting lost are only 53%.

 

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Content/Trigger Warnings: mention of suicide, near death, explicit language

 

Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Union Flow” - Spuntic

 

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