Tag: Bhutan

Fountain of Sorrow, Fountain of Light—First-time Trekker Searches for His Rhythm in Bhutan

This was my first trek, Bob’s third. We are pushing 60 from both directions – he is 61 and I am 59 – and this may have been our last trek. Bob, a retired businesman, has been to Bhutan seven times in the past few years. If you asked him why, he would say it was because he admires the society; because he appreciates how the people and their benevolent king are moving forward with a common purpose and how Mahayana Buddhist, the state-sponsored religion, permeates the society, creating an atmosphere that is special and unique. He had invited me to join him a number of times. This time I said yes.

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Oh, the stories a Joshua tree might tell! Have you visited a Joshua tree yet and just listened? 💚⁠

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The @ca_enduro Round 2 recap is now up on our website (🔗 in bio). The Georgetown Enduro was put on by @mtbexp and @californiaexpeditions , and dished out quite the wild course for its intrepid racers!

📸: Georgetown Enduro pro champ @jakekellr by @bixxel.media.

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Lupine motherlode in the Eastern Sierra. Just ... WOW 🤯 ⁠

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There's big water flowing all over California, including the Kern. Be safe out there! 🌊⁠

This is a good time to brush up on wilderness first aid and outdoor safety training — @survivalmedonline is offering 20% off all Survival Med courses. Use the code SPIRIT at checkout. ⛑️⁠

📸 Anthea Raymond

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