People & Places of Interest

Links to People, Places, Groups, and Things I find fascinating:  (This page is a work in progress–more to come!)

Travel and Adventure:

Lost With Purpose.   Travel in Pakistan for Women with Alex Reynolds.  I discovered this travel blog while reminiscing of my travels in Pakistan in the 1990's.  Alex's tour visits many of the places in Gilgit-Balstistan we visited long ago.  

Matthieu Paley.  French Photographer, works with National Geographic.  Has travelled extensively in Pakistan and the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan.


Spirituality and Healing:

Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California.  The Human Potential Movement began at Esalen, which remains a stunningly beautiful, sacred power vortex and place of healing.

Trauma Research Foundation–the work of Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk

Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk is the pioneering trauma researcher, and author of best seller, The Body Keeps Score–essential reading for the understanding of traumatic stress and it's impact on individuals and society.

Gabor Mate MD


Health and Fitness:       

Dr. Peter Attia MD.  Personal blog of physician with cutting edge expertise in longevity, increased health span, and metabolic disorders.  Prolific podcaster.

Oura Ring: Personal fitness device worn as a ring, especially good for tracking and improving sleep.  Also records HVR (Heart Rate Variability) and exercise.


Creativity and Personal Style:

Lotus Garden Botanicals:  High quality botanicals and natural oils for the creation of natural perfumes, as well as aromatherapy.

Moonlit Sea Japanese Prints:  Beautiful, authentic Japanese woodblock prints.  






Sky Dog Ranch

Stone Valleys Ray of Hope Equine Rescue

Disclaimer, in addition to Disclaimer Page: The links included here are for informational purposes only. I do not recommend or endorse the work of any individual or group here.