A Thursday morning spin around Italy and Sicily

A European country recreated in a North American city. GPS doodling makes anything possible!

GPS-art illustration of Italy and Sicily by GPS artist Stephen Lund in Victoria, BC, Canada GPS Garmin Strava art cyclist cycling creativity Italy Sicily Europe Mediterranean geography cartography

A GPS-art illustration of Italy and its largest island, Sicily, by Stephen Lund on the streets of Victoria, BC. The inset illustration shows the actual shapes of Italy and Sicily.

On Wednesday mornings, I often join the Fairfield Farm Team for a ride whose route (as several Strava followers have pointed out) looks like Italy.

Yes…a little.

This got me thinking. “If a route through Victoria inadvertently looks a little like Italy, surely there must be a route through Victoria that purposefully looks a lot like Italy.”

I think I found it.

See it on Strava

Note: The GPS points will render correctly only if you are logged in at Strava.com

Florence Street Victoria BC – a thematically relevant find during Stephen Lund's GPS-art  Strava-doodling of Italy and Sicily

I was very near the end of my ride when I happened upon Florence Street – a perfect fit with my Strava-doodle of Italy.

About Stephen

Brand strategist and creative director by day. Hyper-competitive GPS-art obsessed cyclist most of the rest of the time.
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