Posts Tagged ‘adventure’

Mark O’ Malley is ignoring mandatory evacuation orders and staying in New Orleans.

There’s a good chance I’d have done the same. Riding out a category 4 hurricane is highly risky, even when you are in a sturdy three-story house with enough supplies to last several weeks. On the other hand, this is, simply, a once in a life-time opportunity.

Will be checking his blog frequently.

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Yep, its for real!

French explorer and adventurer Xavier Rosset is about to embark on a 300 day trip to live alone on a remote tropical island in the South Pacific. His adventures will be filmed and used for a 52 minute documentary.

Xavier’s only luggage will be a Swiss army knife, machete, video camera, and a solar panel for charging the camera. He will spend 10 months alone on an island to develop another way of life through an exciting adventure, a return to the elemental sources.

He will find timber to build a shelter, feed on the rudimentary fishing, plants and the harvesting of rainwater to survive.

Exciting, ain’t it? I wonder if I should consider something similar when life gets dull and theorems appear unprovable…

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