Our Mission: To inspire people to embrace their fears and turn their dreams into reality. (We’ve been featuring adventurers since 1999, before “blog” was even a word.) To contribute your inspirational story contact us. We like to showcase all kinds of adventurers — or as we like to call them, Argonauts — whether you are on the cutting edge frontier or doing a backyard adventure
Here is a a resourceful microadventure in India by bicycle. I like the reference to a “A philosophical experience”.
My son, Prescott Lee Goodman, 15, was a fearless and passionate bike rider who loved nothing more than to be a leader in his sport.
This is an excerpt from Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World by Nancy Sathre-Vogel. Together with her husband and children, Nancy rode her bicycle from Alaska to Argentina. Changing Gears is her travel memoir from her time on the road.
Scott Stoll is an author from my hometown who served as the U.S. Embassy’s cultural ambassador in Argentina during the 2011-2012 school year. His time in Argentina and collaboration with Argentine schools resulted in a Spanish language version of his book, Falling Uphill: The Secret of Life, about his 4 year journey around the world on his bicycle.
With winter weather the current reality it is a natural time to reflect on the past summer and it’s warmth. My past summer was spent walking across the US on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2660-mile footpath from Mexico to Canada.
This recent guest post arrived just days ahead of a news story about Lance Armstrong full of controversy, upset and — maybe — inspiration.
The following was contributed by Frosty Wooldridge. It is one of his “Spirit of Adventure” bicycle greeting cards.
I’ve been posting stories about adventurers (argonauts or in this case an astronaut) for about 13 years, despite many people saying there is nothing left to explore.
My husband Mark Schulze is the inventor of the video helmet camera. I was there to photograph him wearing his gargantuan invention.
Months ago I ‘Discovered’ that I had a gift which would “Transform Lives with the Gift of Mobility.” That gift was cycling!
There is no better way to explore a country than by bicycle. And if you’re going to be cycling the length of a country, why not do it for charity?
It seems being an adventurer is getting more and more extreme. Pictured here is Pat Farmer. He has begun a ultra endurance run from the North Pole to the South Pole.