Hey all. My first post in two years! May as well since I’ve kept the sight up all this time.
I’m back in the states, near Santa Fe NM currently. I’m housesitting for a couple doing the Cannonball Run trip from New York to San Francisco on a 1927 BSA motorbike. That part is just a coincidence, but seemed like the perfect housesit to find. Read more
Riding the bike to Death Valley I passed another mileage sign to the nearest towns. This one was different though – at the bottom of it was San Diego 393 miles. Wow, my destination is less than a days drive away! Not my destination for that day, the one I’m going to wind down this phase of the trip to. Maybe that’s what got me thinking…
One of Burning Man’s main tenants is Self-Reliance. Bring what you need to survive, and party, in the desert for 8 days and leave no trace behind when you go. The execution of this principle has evolved into a shadow of the intent, but it is still farther than most people are accustomed to.