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Sunday, December 16, 2012

I'm on TV, I'm on TV!

While I was spending ten days in Noble Silence, my virtual doppelganger - ie a bunch of electrons arranged to look and act like me* - was chattering away about the last four months of its (my?) life.  What the hell am I talking about, you ask? A couple weeks ago I did a video interview with Alexa Hart, friend of a good friend and host of the internet travel show Atlas Sliced.  She asked some great questions, many of which of forced me to rethink what my trip must look like from the outside.  Having been on the road in various guises for so long, I didn't realize how thoroughly it's permeated my blood, to the point that I accept certain thing as natural that others would find totally bizarre.  For instance, the goat brain incident.

I've embedded the video for your viewing ease; you can also watch it on youtube or on the Atlas Sliced page, "Episode Slice 29: Bicycling All Over Asia."  Dang, it sounds like I'm really doing it when she puts it like that!

Enjoy and share.  Make us both famous!  Don't forget to check out the rest of the Atlas Sliced website afterwards.  It's full of other interviews with kindred souls who have found other interesting ways to explore the world.

Thanks Alexa!  May the future bring you many more wonderful interviews and hordes of fans.  

*Wait a minute...what am I if not a bunch of electrons clumped up into a Mike-like shape and habit patterms?  Am I the Doppelganger?  I think I may have meditated myself down a rabbit hole here.  More on the fourth Vipassana coming soon...