Some good friends from Portugal are setting off on a similar adventure to the Biotruck. Rita and Leandro are setting off to follow the Green Brick Road in a truck and asked me about the expedition CO2 footprint. The question forced me to face up to the fact I never got a satsifying answer out [...]
“Mammoth is only an hour away” we’re told enthusiastically by a local of Bishop.
In an ordinary car that may be true, in the Biotruck it could be an hour, two, several days, it could be a life time away. For a second I am lost contemplating the philosophy of time, in that instant I [...]
If you think of the “environment” or let’s take a more specific example, the atmosphere, as a space in which we can store our pollution, the by-products of our consumption, then it’s easy to imagine it as a resource. Like a resource it’s finite, keep putting things into the space and one day it will [...]
True beauty only exists in nature. That’s my stance in an ongoing debate with Rachel, an Israeli in Nepal for Buddhist meditation. Being as she’s Israeli, it’s good that we have something other than politics to argue about. Our one foray down that road leads to the whole restaurant stopping to listen to what turns [...]
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