Interesting Stuff

Alastair Humphreys @Al_Humphreys this guy cycled rtw in a classic solo mode. He had some podcasts of interest to me.

Living Adventurously. Back in my youth, my glory days, I spent 4 years cycling around the world. Ever since then I’ve been interested in the idea of Living Adventurously. But the definition of Living Adventurously differs for everyone. And it also changes over time, as our lives and circumstances change.
So I decided to get back on my bike and spend a month asking different people what living adventurously means to them….

The Doorstep Mile. Would you like a more adventurous life? Are you being held back by a lack of time or money? By fear, indecision, or a feeling of being selfish or an imposter? Whether at work or home, taking the first step to begin a new venture is daunting. This is the Doorstep Mile, the hardest part of every journey.

There Are Other Rivers. I walked across India, from the Coromandel Coast to the Malabar Coast, following the course of a holy river. Walking alone and spending the nights sleeping under the stars, in the homes of welcoming strangers or in small towns and villages, he experienced the dusty enchantment of ordinary, real India on the smallest of budgets. There Are Other Rivers tells the story of the walk through an account of a single day as well as reflecting on the allure of difficult journeys and the eternal appeal of the open road.

This excerpt from Gilmore Girls is also hilarious enough to watch.


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