NOTE: These have changed from their previous goals – I should have updated this a long time ago. The urge to leave, to explore and to dive headfirst into the great unknown overcame me. I abandoned my previous plan and have hit the road. I’m making my way north from Costa Rica towards the United States of Am-urka and possibly Canada.
Recover from illness. COMPLETE
Get really fit and strong enough to climb volcanoes and mountains. 100 push-ups, 300 sit-ups, ability to run over 12km. COMPLETE
Explore Central and North America, experience the culture, witness the beauty, bathe in the majesty and feel the love. IN PROGRESS
Evolve and advance myself physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally and, ultimately, completely refresh and replenish my supply of humanity. IN PROGRESS
Come back to the United Corporations of Europe in a strong enough condition to run a marathon within six months, becoming the first in my family to do so. IN PROGRESS
First port o’ call is usually Wikipedia:
The CIA has a use beyond conspiracy theory generation and bad publicity, apparently:
Wolfram Alpha can compare it to any other country simply by typing the names together:
An Overview of the first month of The Journey:
My BaceFook Page:
I stole the name from one of my favourite historical strategists Zhuge Liang, responsible for the wonderfully ballsy Empty Fort Strategy and a thorough mastery of infantry and cavalry formations.
The United States of America, that wonderful corporate union. I’m here to investigate the political, social and economic nature of a country that has more political capital in the world than any other, a military larger than all other militaries combined and a religious community that is bizarrely powerful in such a well-educated, wealthy nation. It’s mysteries are enduring, it’s landscape inspiring. It is the USA and it’s the most successful political entity on the planet – but probably not for much longer.