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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 46. 2,926 Miles. Develop Mental.
Morning coffee from an airstream with cousin Tony. Dr G as the student at UCF apparently call him. He’s a professional media megaman. He’s studying and writing about the political implications of the Purge movies. I’ve only seen the one … Continue reading
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Day 2. 104 Miles. Winding Up.
Just listen to the wind blow. Let it blow. Let it blow. Sand over my trail. Got my saddle on the ground and that ol moon can still be found high in the desert sky. A little bit of my … Continue reading