Category Archives: Tibet Bike

Making the List: 90 Great Canadian Explorers

I am humbled once again to be recognized by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society by my inclusion in their 90 Greatest Canadian Explorers List. Of course, whenever a list is made, many noteworthy, awesome, & deserving folks are left off … Continue reading

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Antarctica Countdown 58 Days and Counting: Life in the Freezer

I’ve often thought about doing a climbing fundraiser by spending some time in a freezer…it would also make good downsuit practice time. Anyone got any deep freeze connections or grocer connections for such an event? In the meantime, my mind … Continue reading

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Running Towards the Biting Phone

The Tibetan Plateau muted my senses. Its colour palette draws most strongly from the autumn family of ochres, tans, beiges, browns, but there are also the most intense sky and water blues imaginable. Other than blue, there were no bright … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse Photo Gallery

Here are a few of my best images from the Looking for Windhorse Expedition–A 1200 kilometre journey from Lhasa to Kathmandu in mountain bike.

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Looking for WIndhorse II

Prayer flags are often called Lung-ta or Windhorse in Tibet and Nepal. One traditional prayer flag design has a windhorse in the centre and the Four Dignities (Lion, Tiger, Garuda, Dragon) in the four corners. As some of you will … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #20

“Sometimes questions are more important than answers.” –Nancy Willard

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Looking for Windhorse October 2005

Day One: Windhorse in Kathmandu I’m back in the world of the slowest dial-up and reminding myself that patience is the biggest tool in the traveler’s tool box. I’ve been in Kathmandu KTM)for 4 hours now and am taking my … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse September 2005

Windhorse Six 9/10/2005 Howdy, Another week has rumbled by in a blur and the days are numbered before my departure. Thanks to all who signed on as Windhorse sponsors-you should be able to see your names on the website very … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse August 2005

Windhorse Three 8/22/2005 Hello to All, It’s hard to believe that in one short month, I will be landing in Kathmandu and be surrounded by stupas and prayer flags. It is equally hard to believe that it has been almost … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse July 2005

Looking for Windhorse: An Invitation 7/31/2005 It’s Sunday night and it seems familiar to be writing to you. Tuesday marked the one-month’s passing of time since I stood on the summit of Denali. The time seems to have passed both … Continue reading

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