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In “Desert Solitaire”, Edward Abbey notes:
“A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles. Better to idle through one park in two weeks than try to race through a dozen in the same amount of time. Those who are familiar with both modes of travel know from experience that this is true; the rest have only to make the experiment to discover the same truth for themselves.”
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Day 41. 2,551 Miles. Let’s Get Wet.
We’re just babies, man. In some alternate reality, gentleman volunteer Juan Ponce de Leon — who despite historical inaccuracies was never searching for a fountain of youth — finds such a thing and is stuck in a time loop, repeating … Continue reading