I was bored last night, looking through old pictures, and started wondering what the riding the Carretera in the winter would be like. Look what I found! Nicholas Gault did it and blogged about it. Apparently lots of others do too! Holy S#%T! I need to man up. California has made me so soft. 😛 … Continue reading Winter on the Carretera Austral!
“Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life is meant to be. You may go broke. You may experience failure and rejection repeatedly. You may endure multiple dysfunctional relationships. But these are all milestones along the path of a life lived courageously. They are your private victories, carving a deeper space within you to … Continue reading The Courage to Live Consciously
Hello world. I haven't written here in forever. Not much to say today, but I wanted to share what inspires me, maybe it inspires you. This is a new video I just found featuring Lee Craigie. Mountain bikes, rafting and camping! What else could you ask for? I love the message at the end (starting … Continue reading Adventure Inspiration
Its been a long time since I wrote here. The plan at one point was to attempt to write "200 crappy words a day". It was a great plan, but clearly I got off track. So I am back today, starting this up again. Yep, more of my rambles. So today’s question, when was the … Continue reading 200 More Words – Standing still.
I forget who the novelist is, but when asked how he was able to produce so many books her reply was something along the lines of “just write 200 crappy words a day”. She explained that if you could just do that every day, occasionally you would write 1000 beautiful words. Keep going and eventually … Continue reading 200 Word Days
Somebody ought to write a book... More often than not, this is a phrase that pops into my head about a given topic that I have conjured up. Possibly someone already has, more likely nobody bothered because, let's face it, my pondering at the moment just isn't that profound. But in that instant, in my … Continue reading Somebody ought to write a book : The abyss of being green.
So, the big trip is over. Now I get to go through that weird re-entry phase. Want to watch me freak out? Put me in a huge suburban Safeway with 10 billion options and I freeze like a squirrel caught in the headlights. You know the scene. A squirrel freaking out, trying to decide what to do, … Continue reading Time to start writing
I took a bunch of random short videos along my journey. I posted some to Facebook, but I know some family members have said "no" to succumbing to the dark side and joining that world. So...that said, I strung them all together and am posting here. I'll withhold commentary about these. They are just random … Continue reading Trip videos!
I am in Coyhaique today with a very rare fast internet connection. I figured I would just post some of my favorite pictures. They are not in any particular order but hopefully with give you a better flavor of this adventure.
"This is so beautiful and I am incredibly lucky to be here. Next time in the city, when I'm bemoaning not having a career or money, I must remember this" - Robert Kull, Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes. A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness Why this trip and what has it felt like? This … Continue reading Why this trip?