I am currently cycling through China and this kerfuffle over a shopping bag has got me thinking about what brahmacharya means to me, and also how a lack of brahmacharya has dramatically affected China.
Yoga Teacher, Bicycle Adventurer, Bon Vivant
Stephen Ewashkiw is a yoga teacher who has (temporarily) traded in his classes and students for the life of a bicycle nomad. In an attempt to explore a more environmentally friendly mode of travel, he cycled from Rome to Russia between March and August 2013 and is currently cycling from Beijing to Bali with his wife, Jane Mountain. Along the way he'll be teaching yoga in local studios and filming classes for his students back home.
In the West we have an inbuilt weakness. We don't want to impose. We don't want to put someone out. We just don't want to make a nuisance of ourselves.
18/07/2013 14:39 BST
When it comes to coffee, I am a junkie. Knowing I am an addict meant that preparing for my daily fix was a priority when planning a bike trip around the world.
03/05/2013 17:19 BST
Our friends back in Los Angeles are talking about beach days and summer weather. We try not to hate them too much as we bundle up in multiple layers inside our -10C sleeping bags. It's warm enough inside, but getting up in the morning? Brrrr.
10/04/2013 21:29 BST
Taking off for an extended, leave-it-all-behind, adventure trip is a darn sight more complicated than planning for your annual week-long beach holiday. The world is not set up for people who decide to have no fixed address, no job, and no itinerary.
28/03/2013 17:55 GMT
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