The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves.
– Terry Tempest Williams

An audio narrative documents impressions and experiences for an immersive experience, almost like a conversation. Consequently, the listener becomes a participant in the act of discovery, the decision-making and the myriad emotions activated by long distance walking. Thanks to John Reamer and Associates for their generous support in the making of my Te Araroa audio narratives.

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audio narrative: hiking as conversation
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audio narrative: the start
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audio narrative: suddenly D-day
“Make one friend to last the rest of your life.”
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audio narrative: no outcomes backpacking
If you arrive at a final destination, it’s a sign that you’ve set your sights too low. – Friedrich Nietzsche…Read
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audio narrative: Does orange make my butt look fat?
It's said that people fear public speaking - and looking ridiculous - more than death.
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audio narrative: who is this “blissful hiker” you speak of?
MPR host swept into the inevitability of a five-month hike in New Zealand. I’m a classical music DJ and long-distance…Read
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video: Thru-hike prep with visual aids
Tenting tonight on the old camp ground. – Micki Simms
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song of the sea caves
Astonishing beauty made richer by curious music.
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Creatures of the C2C
I was never alone hiking in Northern England.
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honk if you love silence
one woman’s brave attempt to create a tranquil neighborhood
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Armand Bayou bliss
A convergence of ecosystems amidst a concrete jungle.  
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wild river afternoon
solo snowshoe surprises  
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just a walk to work
Every day an adventure on Saint Paul’s streets
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skate ski as metaphor
a bitterly cold day reminds me to savor the moment
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stone-cold badass
beginner ice climber goes up  
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train enthusiast
me and Dvorak love public transit
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the sound of snow
-15 makes styrofoam snow
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