The Better Half of the North Coast 500

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not” - Ralph Waldo Emerso Cycling touring is like an incessant itch that is only saited when doing the following: cycling touring; reminiscing about cycle touring; or planning the next cycle tour. After my 2016 … Continue reading The Better Half of the North Coast 500

Everyday Mindfulness: A Month of Zen

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds” - Bob Marley I spend my first month in India in a beautiful Zen monastery in the Western Ghats, gazing at the misty horizon and contemplating the beauty of wild flowers. I feel very far from the India most people imagine. For the … Continue reading Everyday Mindfulness: A Month of Zen