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About L’appel Du Vide
There exists a psychological phenomenon in which perfectly sane people, with no desire to die, find themselves faced with a steep cliff and experience a strong desire to leap. To jump from their safe vantage point into the unknown. This phenomenon is so common in fact, that the french have a term for it: L’appel du Vide – Call of the Void.
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Daily Archives: June 22, 2012
Before my trip to Iceland, I gave a brief review of my new hiking boots, the Merrel Moab Mid Waterproof, that I had acquired for the trip. I promised to return with more information after I had tried to shoes out in action – and here I am! Boy, did I ever put those shoes through their paces. And luckily, despite my oversight in actually breaking them in, the shoes were perfect. My foot and ankle were totally supported, and even though I was literally on a glacier, they kept my foot warm and dry. The first challenge I put them … Read More