Tag Archives: Trek

Feet in the Snow, Head in the Stars: Bikepacking the Annapurna Circuit

  Breathlessness comes in numerous forms.  There’s the kind I’ve experienced hundreds of times on this trip, where something about the scenery saps the air out of my lungs and the power out of my legs; I stop pedalling and … Continue reading

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Burmese Days

Let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell. As you ring, what batters you becomes your strength. – Rainer Maria Rilke I had heard from my anonymous tipster (I never asked his name) in Nuodeng that the … Continue reading

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