Farewell to the Northwest

When I moved to the Olympic Peninsula a few years ago it seemed like a good place to hole up and ride out the collapse of civilization. Plenty of water, lots of forest, near the ocean, nice folks (for the most part), a thriving maritime culture and a place that might be relatively stable withContinue reading “Farewell to the Northwest”

Imagine A Toxin

IMAGINE A TOXIN: That you can’t see or smell. That you probably can’t hear. You might taste something metallic in your mouth at times. [1] Some of you might be able to feel it but you may not know what the cause is. [2] It’s a toxin that is virtually everywhere in modern society. ThisContinue reading “Imagine A Toxin”

Provisioning the Journey

My original plan was to sail down the west coast of the United States from Washington to Guatemala, take some Spanish lessons, then continue on to South America. I had a boat and captain lined up for the journey but the plan fell through. I had already started setting aside provisions to feed a crewContinue reading “Provisioning the Journey”

Travel Hack #1 – Securing My Valuables

I knew that I would be visiting some impoverished areas and that I might be a target as a foreigner. Though I try to avoid big cities and do not generally travel at night in certain countries, things can sometimes not go as planned. In the instances where I might be targeted for assault orContinue reading “Travel Hack #1 – Securing My Valuables”

Travel Hack #2 Radiation Reduction

These days travel exposes us to extremely high levels of radio frequency radiation. This type of radiation is emitted from cell phones, WiFi, cordless phones, digital radio frequency utility meters, “Smart” gadgets and more. Exposure to this harmful radiation is the primary reason why I no longer enjoy traveling. In the countryside, I can takeContinue reading “Travel Hack #2 Radiation Reduction”

Mexico & Guatemala

MEXICO The immigration process at the border was not very clear. When trying to board my bus the private security guard asked for my immigration papers. I did not have any. He said that immigration papers are needed to board but that he would let me through if I paid him some money. Another AmericanContinue reading “Mexico & Guatemala”

The Next Collapse of Mayan Civilization

In Jared Diamon’s book Collapse he identifies 5 factors that lead to the collapse of societies. In the pre-Columbian collapse of Mayan civilization in the eighth century, four out of five of these factors were present. The Mayan civilization is considered to be the most culturally “advanced” society in the pre-Columbian Americas. It was theContinue reading “The Next Collapse of Mayan Civilization”

TRAVEL HACK #3 – Resisting Electronic Passport Chips

Interestingly she pulled out her passport. She showed me the back where there had been some melting of the cover in the shape of the embedded electronic chip. She explained that she put her passport in a microwave oven for 10 seconds. (Just don’t over cook it). The metallic chip sparked from the microwaves. SheContinue reading “TRAVEL HACK #3 – Resisting Electronic Passport Chips”

Avoiding Yellow Fever Vaccination – Why I decided to fly to South America

Upon researching my potential bus route I learned that taking the bus all the way to South America was not possible because of the “no man’s land” known as the Darian Gap. While there are ways through, I ultimately decided not to travel through Central America. Busing would take a long time. I would beContinue reading “Avoiding Yellow Fever Vaccination – Why I decided to fly to South America”

Airplane Warning – Mandatory Spraying of Toxins

If they don’t get you with their vaccinations, they will get you with their electromagnetic radiation and biocides…… After some research I made the decision to explore the Andes mountains, the Southern Cone (Cono Sur) and areas west of the Andes for a place of sanctuary from the madness of the modern world. I chooseContinue reading “Airplane Warning – Mandatory Spraying of Toxins”

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