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Good Eggs And Bad Eggs

7,939 km so far. We arrived in the town of Honghu this afternoon after a flat and fairly unexciting ride 75 km south from Xiantao. There were many small towns along the way, but this isn’t the mountains anymore. Here, small towns just equal lots of hazards on the road for cyclists. What kind of […]

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Mmm. Meat.

7,150 km so far. After three weeks of riding through industrial zones, smog, rain, and dirt, it is laundry day! Almost every piece of clothing we have is now with the hostel’s laundry service, which is one of the luxuries we allow ourselves. It is quite nice to know that by the time we are […]

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Relaxed, Rested, and Ready To Sail

4612 km so far. We had a nice slow morning again today, drinking coffee and catching up on work in our little room. We are so thankful to Tiit for allowing us the time to regroup. Staying with other cyclists is great, because it means that they understand that while you are thrilled to be […]

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Happy Tofurkey Day

Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Foods I Have Adored

I am Canadian. I am vegan. I am not a fan of the mass slaughter of indigenous peoples. And yet, there is something I love about Thanksgiving. That something, specifically, is the food. In honor of that love (and to dispel the idea that turkey day is all about turkey), I present this guide to […]

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5 More Reasons To Boycott Chick-fil-A

There’s been a lot of squawk this week about Chick-fil-A’s ties to homophobic hate groups. While this is an excellent reason to never eat there again, it’s not the only one. Not by a long shot. Here are 5 More Reasons To Boycott Chick-fil-A. #5: The Ingredients These are the ingredients in a Chick-fil-A Spicy […]

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No Antibiotics

Should I Eat This? Part 4.1: Meat & Your Health

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. Albert Einstein said this long before our meat moved from pastures to factories, long before our meat was filled with hormones, pesticides, and antibiotics, long before pink slime and meat glue were ingredients in […]

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Pigs at a factory farm

Should I Eat This? Part 4.0: Meat & The Environment

Eating meat is a mind-bogglingly complex issue: emotions, culture, morality, religion and even a little logic are at stake. The facts are impossible to disentangle from the propaganda created by the astonishingly powerful and profitable meat industry on one side and the (underfunded) non-profits like Peta on the other. Yes, I am biased. You are […]

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Lysamata Debelius by Haplochromis

Latest Green News: January 13

Photo by Haplochromis This week’s green news has been big on alternative dwellings, of which I am a mad crazy fan. There was a minor frenzy surrounding this video of a 30-story Chinese prefab hotel going up in just 15 days. I wonder if this is going to end up just another empty shell in […]

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