30 Jul '13, 11am

Joe Grant writes.... enough said, right?

Joe Grant writes.... enough said, right?

Over a decade ago, I got my first experience of the wonders of the American West, roaming around in an old, beat up, Ford Econoline van from the Four Corners area to eastern California. The deserts, canyons and mountains in these parts have a particular feel and allure that will captivate even the most passive observer. Vagabonding on the road west was exhilarating and I would compliment my adventures devouring travel narratives that offered further escape to exotic, faraway lands. On one of my trips, I read Ian Baker’s The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place, an intriguing book framed around Baker’s intense and involved expeditions to Tibet’s Tsangpo Gorge in search of an unmapped and scarcely documented five-mile section in the heart of the Gorge. Baker’s book was memorable as he introduced me to the concept of beyul – hidden lands said to hold the ess...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2013/07/lone-eagle.html

Tweets

Joe NYC Introduces “The Waverly” Espresso Blend @joecoffeenyc @joe_roasting -- @alexbernson interviews …

Joe NYC Introduces “The Waverly” Espresso Blend...

sprudge.com 30 Jul '13, 8am

Joe Coffee have a hard-earned reputation in New York City as specialty coffee pioneers. In their 10 years of existence, th...

The Paleo Diet: Right For Runners?

running.competitor.com 25 Jul '13, 8pm

The Paleo Diet: Right For Runners? By Kelly O'Mara Published 8 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print The paleo diet i...

Egyptian president gives PM right to grant military arrest powers #Egypt #military #Morsi

Egyptian president gives PM right to grant mili...

english.ahram.org.eg 28 Jul '13, 4pm

Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. R...

Lone Survivor Movie Trailer

navyseals.com 31 Jul '13, 11pm

Here it is my friends, the trailer for “Lone Survivor ” based off of the book written by Marcus Luttrell. The movie is set...

Is The Paleo Diet Right For Triathletes?

triathlon.competitor.com 31 Jul '13, 3pm

Is The Paleo Diet Right For Triathletes? By Kelly O’Mara Published 3 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print Photo: Shu...

Eagle Ridge Does Much with Little and Wins 2013 AIA Housing Award

Eagle Ridge Does Much with Little and Wins 2013...

jetsongreen.com 30 Jul '13, 4am

Winning the 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Housing Award in the One and Two Family Custom Housing category, E...

The right to burn the flag

yawningbread.wordpress.com 29 Jul '13, 2am

Helen Saada-Ching complained in a letter to the Straits Times (Life! section, 27 July 2013) that at a recent performance o...

Meet OTZ Shoes: Good Enough for Icemen, Good En...

barkingdogshoes.com 30 Jul '13, 8pm

: Creative director suffers herniated discs in lower back. The only movement he can bear is walking on the beach with his ...

Some rare shots of Grant Hill in Filas at the '96 All-Star Game - SN Select delivers! via @SneakerNews

Some rare shots of Grant Hill in Filas at the '...

sneakernews.com 28 Jul '13, 3am

If you were asked to name some of the most popular NBA players from the star-studded mid-90s era, chances are that Grant H...

How right-to-left domain names work in practice

How right-to-left domain names work in practice

domainnamewire.com 29 Jul '13, 5pm

Depending on your language, new TLDs might be about new opportunities to the left of the dot. When ICANN unveiled the list...

Singapore: Adventures to Freedom via @wesaidgotravel

Singapore: Adventures to Freedom via @wesaidgot...

wesaidgotravel.com 25 Jul '13, 9pm

Singapore: Adventures to Freedom Posted by Independence on Thursday, July 25, 2013 · Leave a Comment A NOT SO PRIVATE TRAV...

5 Reasons to Raise the Minimum Wage Right Now

5 Reasons to Raise the Minimum Wage Right Now

care2.com 27 Jul '13, 7pm

Wednesday marks the four-year anniversary of the last time the minimum wage was raised. It has stayed stuck at $7.25 an ho...