Category Archives: Travel

Monks, Matchmaking and Manual Labor in Myanmar

Standing in front of Il Ni Malaa, the head monk of a monastery on the outskirts of Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar[1], I felt like I was in a movie.  As our translator controlled the dips and flows of … Continue reading

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E, Mikey and RB Tackle the Himalayas

Sometime around May, 2011: Erik: Ry, I have been reading up on this unreal trek in Nepal called the Annapurna circuit.  Supposed to be one of the best in the world.  We can do the majority of it in 12 … Continue reading

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The Rollercoaster of Racing the Planet: Nepal

To read my blogs throughout the week of the race, please go to http://www.4deserts.com/blogs/np_comptetior_blog.php?pid=MTQzNw==&blog=116 I’ve had a few weeks since the 155 mile Nepal  race ended to attempt to put some weight back on (I currently weigh 165 pounds and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Rickshaws, Religion and Running

Preface: You can take this with a grain of salt since I have only started travelling more over the past year, but I have now been to five continents, and India is by far the craziest place I’ve been… and … Continue reading

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Random Notes About My First Week in Chile

It’s been 6 days since I arrived in Chile so I figured it was time to share a few of my random thoughts on what I have seen and experienced. 1.        Chileans are some of the most hospitable people I … Continue reading

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