When In Amsterdam, Do as They Do….

The Grandness of the CanyonI travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel’s sake.  The great affair is to move.” Robert Louis Stevenson

I crave the experience of living amongst other cultures, the smells and sounds and foreignness of it all.  Travel and surfing are the two activities that allow me to truly live in the NOW, in the present moment.

My entire life has been arranged so that I am able to travel just about anytime and anywhere I want to.

What I love most about traveling:  The adventures that keep me grounded in the NOW, in the present moment, that make me feel more alive than being alive.

About eleven years ago I went on a four month trip around the world, alone.  Many exciting, scary and wonderful things happened in that time period.  Here’s one that I can laugh about now:

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