Category Archives for "Yurts"
We have lived in a yurt two years now. I heard last night that the mind is a ‘discounting muscle’ – it’s a survival technique; we minimalise big, important things over time in order to cope. For example, when humankind used to live a treacherous hunter-gather life, if we spent our whole time being blown […]Continue reading
Guest Post by Josh Barry The technology for outdoor living has come a long way since nomadic Mongolians first created Gers, commonly referred to today as Yurts. In fact, the first instance of Yurts in recorded history dates back to hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus! Yurts were the perfect way for nomadic […]Continue reading
We moved to northern Minnesota from Denver when we retired. Erik had taught with Outward Bound up here for many years; I’d grown up in a mining town in Colorado; and this was affordable. So here we were. While there’s a lot more water up here than there is in Colorado, there are not nearly […]Continue reading