Hey there, my name is Jorin Cowley, and I'm from just outside Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada! I share things that inspire me, a mix from myself and others I follow on Tumblr. Thanks for visiting, enjoy!
It had nothing to do with gear or footwear or the backpacking fads or philosophies of any particular era or even with getting from point A to point B.
It had to do with how it felt to be in the wild. With what it was like to walk for miles with no reason other than to witness the accumulation of trees and meadows, mountains and deserts, streams and rocks, rivers and grasses, sunrises and sunsets. The experience was powerful and fundamental. It seemed to me that it had always felt like this to be a human in the wild, and as long as the wild existed it would always feel this way. -Cheryl Strayed from the book, Wild
Two hand-carved paipos in figure Mahogany. The little fellow (38” long) has deep single-to-double concaves through the bottom, while the larger four foot board has undercut fin-forms. Both are fast and fun and, yowza, that wood is beautiful!