Monday, 6 September 2004

Willie Weir: "What Is Adventure?"

Willie Weir may be the most effective and inspiring advocate in the USA for international bicycle travel, but his message is about much more than bicycling. Check out his latest column from Adventure Cycling magazine: “What Is Adventure?”

I think Willie overlooks an important distinction between perceived risk and actual risk, and I don’t think everyone necessarily should (as he seems to imply) take risks, but he articulates some truths that are widely recognized within the travel “industry”, but rarely spoken.

Link | Posted by Edward on Monday, 6 September 2004, 14:09 ( 2:09 PM)
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