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New Zealand – Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Mount Ngauruhoe

Mount Ngauruhoe, Tongariro Alpine Crossing – New Zealand from paulboccaccio on Vimeo.

I Owe So Much to Desolation

After reading Dharma Bums I looked up the poetry of Han Shan, translated by Gary Snyder. A few: In a tangle of cliffs, I chose a place— Bird paths, but no trails for me. What’s beyond the yard? White clouds clinging to vague rocks. Now I’ve lived here—how many years— Again and again, spring and […]