A lot of people are complaining about how bad things are. Here's a real life story that will make you happy to be doing just about anything. It is an escapist retreat in difficult times. Its a long journey, but one well worth the effort.
Heuer and his wife Leanne set off on a 5-month, 1000-mile journey to walk in
the footprints of the Porcupine Caribou herd, from Canada to the Arctic
National Wildlife Refuge and back.
is one of the 21st century's most significant adventures, as captured in
Karsten Heuer's book, "Being Caribou." Come along to
learn what "Being Caribou" is all about.
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do you and your mate plan for a trip through the Arctic that has no
defined course, as you commit to following a migrating herd of
Taking the first
for just one moment, what you would be thinking as you confront
the moment when you and your mate must take that first step into a
1,000-mile trek across the Arctic Wilds.
the "Being Caribou" website at www.beingcaribou.com
learn about the movie, speaking engagements and much more about
5 months of following the Porcupine Caribou herd from the
wintering grounds to their calving lands in the Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge and back, carrying their life in the packs on
their backs, facing grizzlies and blizzards, and learning how to
travel with the caribou . . . what are the lessons to be learned?
What does "Being Caribou" mean after such an adventure?
And what does this have to say about the future of ANWR?