Archive | September, 2008

Spanish Snake Inferno

I sit in lotus, eyes glazed. My mind faraway as I stroll the beach of Playa Jaco, with a lovely Costa Rican woman “Lo siento, pero no comprendo lo que dice.” (I am sorry but I don’t understand what you are saying.) “Snake?! Matt!” I hear faintly. ¿Qué? (What?) I respond, leaping over the wave […]

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You want to practice where?!

I’ve been hammering my Bikram Yoga Worldwide Locations Map (google map) in the last week and have just completed entering the locations of all the Bikram Yoga studio’s outside the United States, which is into the 160’s! To think I’ll be visiting only 12 of them is a little sad. With only the United States […]

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Awkward Pose Leads The Pack

Back on the Sunshine Coast and with the older bro Mick in town, it was up at dawn, on the bike & up to Pippies cafe in Mooloolaba to meet the cycling crew for the morning ride. It’s been 18 months since my last bunch ride, and don’t I feel it right about now! With […]

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Going Green with a Folding Bike

If you’ve read about my intentions to “Go Green” in The Challenge, you’ll see I’m committed to making my travels as eco friendly as possible. Yes I’ll be burning through the ozone as I fly between destinations but as soon as I hit the ground I’ll be unzipping my bag and riding off on an […]

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A Willing Victim

Fresh out of the Tranquil Loft and I’m probably feeling more lofty than tranquil, having undergone some serious Traction, Active Release and another technique called Large Elbow Deep Diggin, otherwise known as deep tissue massage! “I had the crowbar out today” a grinning Will Elrick explains. With a “Flamin’ heck” thrown in for good measure, […]

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