September 2010

Post image for State of the Savage: September 2010

Life is like a metaphysical Etch A Sketch. You can spin the knobs for only so long before you can’t see what you’re doing anymore. Sometimes you need to give it a good shake and start over. I gave notice at my job two weeks ago and my last day is one month away. How’s that for shaking things up? Read more...

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Post image for Prepare for Your Travels with The Pre:Travel Guide

…Nathan and Sofia wrote The Pre:Travel Guide to capture the lessons they learned on their eight-month round-the-world trip in 2008 and share them with travelers planning their own RTW trip. This is your chance to learn hard lessons the easy way… Read more...

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Post image for An Unconventional Travel Around the World

…as my departure to Salta, Argentina draws ever closer, I’ve decided to take some time to think about future destinations. I have a feeling that the time between trips is going to flash by, and it will help to have some preliminary thoughts I can work from… Read more...

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Post image for An Historic Conversation with Seneca

…We need to bestir ourselves; life will leave us behind unless we make haste; the days are fleeting by, carried away at a gallop, carrying us with them; we fail to realize the pace at which we are being swept along; here we are making comprehensive plans for the future and generally behaving as if we had all the leisure in the world when there are precipices all around us… Read more...

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Post image for Trackpacking: Rodrigo y Gabriela

…believing that two people can create this music is nearly impossible; the first time I heard Tamacun I pictured a couple of four-armed Vishnu-like demigods shooting heavenly riffs from guitars dipped in the Fountain of Youth… Read more...

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