Stories of meaningful lives and of a good world -- adventure, compassion, faith, nature, sustainability, simplicity, creativity, community, wisdom, activism.

 

"hOMe" FULL TOUR. “Couple Builds Own Tiny House on Wheels in 4 Months for $22,744.06. http://tinyhousebuild.com/ presents the ‘hOMe’ tour. Our 221 SF (+128SF in lofts) was self designed and built tiny house on a 28’ trailer. Built for $22k ($33k including all cabinets and appliances), our tiny house feels spacious, roomy and totally livable. BEST house we’ve ever lived in! :) During this video we take you through the entire tiny house, showing each nook and cranny and design features that are working so well. Unlike most cottagey tiny houses, hOMe has a clean, modern feel.”

World Beyond War. “The video is mightier than the hellfire missile. Make this one go viral. Learn more at http://worldbeyondwar.org.”

Brothers build green-roofed portable office in Lake Tahoe. “When brothers Tyler and Shaun Bratt began building a structure in their front yard they had plans for a sauna, but mid-build they decided they’d prefer something more practical. Hundreds of hours later, they finished a hand-crafted portable office.” (Tiny House Living)

Nobody’s River. “[A] documentary expedition on one of the world’s greatest and least known free flowing rivers, the Amur.  In the summer of 2013 a team of 4 women traveled and documented this last of it’s kind river from the remote Mongolian headwaters to a massive delta in Russia.”

A Nomad’s Life. “Life as a cycling nomad.” (Adventure Journal)

HORACE AND THE ROUGH STUFF FELLOWSHIP is “the story of three man, one dream and 80 years of cycling in Iceland.” (Adventure Journal)

Honey Badger Houdini - Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem - Natural World - BBC Two. “Honey badgers escape from their enclosure using anything from mud balls to rakes.”

Arctic Swell - Surfing the Ends of the Earth. “Photographer Chris Burkard and Professional Surfers Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konig brave sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic Circle to capture moments of raw beauty in conditions that rank among the harshest in the natural world. The bitterly cold seas and wind exact a large price on their minds and bodies, but the reward - adventure, amazement, and self-knowledge - draws them closer together and pushes them to tackle the next frontier in surfing.”

Awakening - New Zealand. “Part I/IV of a timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over 4 month, travelling through amazing landscapes, sleeping under the stars, hiking on mountains and exploring remote roads. Locations in this video where at Fjordland NP, Mount Cook NP and Arthurs Pass NP, Mavora Lakes and Lake Ohau.” (Prana and Vimeo)

Amplitude - New Zealand. “Part II/IV of a timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over 4 month, driving through amazing scenery, sleeping in caves under a sky of glowworms, hiking through the bush, exploring hidden canyons and floating with all the gear on my lap through gloworm caves and rushing down the river. Locations in this video where at Fjordland NP, Karamea/Oparara Basin, “Metro Cave” in Charlston, NZ, Lake Matheson, Jackson Head and Haast Pass.” (Prana and Vimeo)