Seed Bed

An unnatural situation leads to unnatural problems, leading to unnatural solutions, resulting in an unnatural situation.


  • Peru

    PREPARATION: Getting ready for hiking in Peru, I went up Chirico Trail 3 times (no pix), Rattlesnake Ledge, Mount Si twice, and Mailbox Peak.  Nothing at any significant altitude, though.  My plan (from Lima) is overnight bus to Abancay (7000 ft), stay there one night to acclimate, then taxi to Cachora and on to MiradorContinue Reading Peru

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    “The servitude to [traffic] which it enforces uniformly upon all men harnesses skilled workers and creative individuals in a repetitive treadmill which makes each muscle in their bodies, every drop of blood in their veins, the very fibres of their being, cry out in voiceless agony that they are being made to murder time —Continue Reading Driving

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  • Alaska

    The mountains of Alaska just keep going, and going, and going….  Nothing in my experience prepared me to see them.  The peaks protrude and thrust upward, these sometimes snow-covered, other times bald-peaked monsters of granite and tundra, like no other mountains.  Their uplift is rare.  They take on impossibly unnatural pyramidal shapes and are consistentlyContinue Reading Alaska

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