It is 7 days remain before I finish the long ride, although Chile to Kili is one which caught more attention. For me this ride started 2009 when I set off at the same place I will finish this time.
I don’t think there is much different of the feelings from that I had in the time I was starting and this time of finishing. In the begin I was eager to start, I was excited that final I made a decision and there I was leaving first time out of the country to the land which I only knew by books, maps and imaginations. It was feelings of happiness and joy but also of fear and uncertainty for many challenges awaiting in the horizon.
It is more or less what I’m feeling today; I’m happy and excited that I’m approaching finishing point. I’m happy for being able to live through what other wise could remain as a dream or imagination.
Well, As I approach finishing line it is obvious that this isn’t me only have to celebrate. There are so may people who participate on this endevour, the numbers are uncountable. Every and each one participate in different level which make me feel like we are so connected no matter of our differences. For this reason I believe all of us we should celebrate together for being the change we wish to see!
One question I hear often now is about my general experience, I’m worrying that I can’t explain in few words but it is my hope that one day I can put all together and write down. I learn a lot but all these concepts, insights and understand need time to be in test and practice so hopeful will be that knowledge I desired.
In several time I have learn that many people wonder how is possible to undertake such endeavor. One comment recently made me laugh was; ‘searching for fame’. Well, I think for some it require to think bit more than that. It was a desire to learn and share what I have leant. It is LOVE of knowledge and to see that others receive adequate education so that the quality will be added to life and hopeful we can make world abetter place for all. It is ENTHUSIASM stimulated with nature an bicycle, I use it in every morning when I have to take on 100km and every other things I engaged with. It is PURPOSE; those goals I set awake me when I was sinking into depression of the long journey, when it become to bumpy and when it was too frustrating.