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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
~Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Air purifying billboards (short video)
Lucid Practice featured on Roamin’ Around
We had the pleasure of being interviewed by Roamin’ Around last week. I was very pleased with the outcome of this interview, it was both fun and thought provoking. With everyday our thought process is getting stronger and the goals of simply accepting and becoming alive become more clear. Thanks, Phil, for reaching out to […]
The Moon Valley in La Paz, Bolivia
“Great Bright Morning” – Casey Abrams
In honor of all of our friends wandering that beautiful world out there. Hakuna Matata
La Paz, Bolivia
Backpacking Lima Peru- A Lucid Practice Destination Guide
Backpacking Lima Peru : A Travel Guide Lima Peru: How to get there, where to stay, and what to do: Our first encounter with the city of Lima was arriving on a sixteen hour bus from Piura, Peru. We saw the “Welcome to Lima” signs and thought we had made it. Well, it wasn’t […]
Life is best lived (short video)
Here are some shots I took this week in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Click each photo to enlarge. Enjoy 🙂
“Hearts of Space” – Space Music
Cambodian Money — 5 Things to Know While Traveling Cambodia
Cambodian Money — What You Should Know While Traveling Cambodia While traveling Cambodia, one must consider several aspects of Cambodian money. What’s the currency? How far does a US Dollar go in Cambodia? What are other issues to be mindful of? 1. How Far Does a Dollar Go in Siem Reap, Cambodia? The cost of […]
Lucid Practice featured on Passion Passport
Passion Passport just featured a small piece Kate and I wrote. Check it out! Isla Ballestas, Peru: The Poor Man’s Galapagos Islands.
Kate hanging out above the beautiful lakeside town of Copacabana, Bolivia
Phnom Krom Temple in Cambodia
Lotus Pose with Lotus Flowers in Cambodia
Life in Cambodia
Khmer New Year Song in Cambodia
This is the main song heard everywhere in Siem Reap Cambodia for the Khmer New Year. All the kids (and grownups too!) love dancing to this! Enjoy 🙂
Kate and Brian: We are on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia!
Danners’ Cooking Class in Siem Reap Cambodia
I had a blast making Banana Blossom Salad, Vegetable Curry, and Cambodian cooked bananas in Siem Reap!
Celebrating Khmer New Year in Cambodia
Celebrating Khmer New Year in Cambodia I’m teaching Art and English at two schools in Cambodia and we recently celebrated the Khmer New Year! Ponheary Ly (the organization I’m involved with) is a nonprofit that helps young students at Knar Primary School. Knar School is located in a rural village in Siem Reap, Cambodia. […]
Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen
Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. The race is long and, in the end, it’s only with yourself.
“Return to Patagonia” – Lemon Jelly
Nature around Machu Piccu
We were so humbled and inspired by our experience at Machu Piccu.
More to come on the experience soon!
Backpacking Montanita Ecuador – A Lucid Practice Destination Guide
Backpacking Montanita Ecuador : A Travel Guide Montanita Ecuador : How to get there, where to stay, and what to do: For the past six months I had contested the idea of going to Montanita Ecuador. The sun-soaked beach town is known around the world for its surfing and party scenes. Given its reputation for […]
“Sleep Sound” – Jamie xx
Maha Kumbh Mela
M a h a K u m b h M e l a from a d r i c w a t s o n on Vimeo.
Where we are: Lima, Peru
Top: Larcomar Mall in Miraflores, Municipal Palace of Peru Bottom: Park of the Reserve, Pisco Sour at the Grand Bolivar Hotel
37 Hours by Bus and an Opportunity to Practice Patience
37 Hours by Bus and an Opportunity to Practice Patience From Ecuador to Lima, Peru Kate and I decided to take a bus to Lima, Peru on Tuesday night. From Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, Peru it should take around 22 hours, driving straight through. Unfortunately, no bus companies have a direct bus connecting these two […]
Where we are: Cuenca, Ecuador
The Joy in Embracing Everything
If you are present in this moment, you are successful…right now, this moment….this is where we are meant to be.
The Science of Lucid Dreaming (Short Video)
AsapSCIENCE provides a helpful overview on the research into lucid dreaming.
Railay Beach Thailand – Average Daily Cost $29/Day
Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand – Average Daily Cost $29 Per Day We had heard great things about the small west coast Thai beach called Railay Beach. Our friend Jason whom we respect in many aspects of life — especially Thai travel — recommended insisted that we check out Railay Beach. We decided to move north from […]
All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.
~ Malala Yousafzai
BKS Iyengar on “Jumping” in Yoga
Overcoming Asana has a very detailed piece on jumping back in Ashtanga Yoga. I encourage all yoga practioners to read it when they have the opportunity. “Iyengar talking about his guru Krishnamacharya in an interview from the movie Enlighten up. Iyengar is focusing on the ‘jumping’ aspect of Krishnamacharya’s teaching and explaining it as a […]
Backpacking Cartagena, Colombia: A Lucid Practice Travel Guide
Backpacking Cartagena ~ Average Daily Cost $36 USD Cartagena is a beautiful and historical city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is ranked as Colombia’s top area for tourism and boasts many museums and ornate churches as well as beach views and a warm tropical climate. Whether your ideal destination is one with old […]
“Imagine, Life spent on the Edge”
Wingsuits are so awesome. Here is a wingsuit stunt from the Nuit de la Glisse film “Imagine, Life spent on the Edge” involving some seriously technical camera work and intense music. Enjoy! Hakuna Matata
Alaska – The Last Frontier (Short Video)
“Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.”
~ Margaret Thatcher
La, Paz Bolivia – spending $25 per day in this Andes covered city is cake!
If you are looking for a destination that is full of diverse attractions and activities, Bolivia is a perfect choice for your next adventure. In Bolivia, you can easily spend less than $25 USD per day, eat extremely well and enjoy landscapes that photographs can’t do justice. The Bolivian destination cities that we suggest are: […]
The Top 10 Yoga Music Artists
Many students have a hard time finding their own “yoga music” to enjoy at home. So, Do You Yoga compiled a list of amazing spiritual and yoga based music for you to practice to. I’m not sure why Krishna Das (one of our favorites!) is not on the list but this is great nonetheless! 1) […]
Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.
~ Edna Ferber