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INSPIRATION


Reading
Slow Learner, by Thomas Pynchon
In the Land of White Death, by Valerian Albanov
Invisible Cities - A Metaphorical Complex Adaptive System, by Chloe Atreya

Hikes and Places
Bicycling from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle, Thailand
Bicycling in the Vietnam Mekong Delta
Mount Rinjani - volcano within a volcano - Crater Rim, Lombok, Indonesia (2641 m/ 8665 ft)
Lares Valley Trek, The Peruvian Andes Mountains
Lake Namtso (4718 m/15479 ft) and Lake Yamdrok Yumtso (3570-4441 m/ 11713-14669 ft), Tibet
Yellowstone National Park
Xue Bao Ding (Shar Dung Ri - The Ice Mountain; 5588 m/18333 ft) in Tibetan Sichuan, China
Angkor, Ta Proehm and Prea Kahn, Cambodia
Mayan ruins of Tikal in Guatemala and Palenque and Uxmal in Mexico
Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
Cotapaxi Volcano (5897 m/19347 ft), Ecuador
Koke-dera - Saihoji Moss Garden and Zen Temple, Kyoto, Japan
Vizcaino Desert, Baja California, Mexico
Mt. Fuji (3776 m/12388 ft), to the summit at night, Japan
The Wave, Arizona
Highline Trail and Fire Lookout, Glacier National Park, Montana
Na' Pali Coast Trail, Kauai, Hawaii


Diversions
Hiking, mountains, deserts, bicycling, photography