EPISODE 031: Paul Barach – Hiking the Shikoku Pilgrimage – HIKE OR DIE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PODCAST

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Paul Barach is an adventurer and the author of ​’Fighting Monks and Burning Mountains: Misadventures on a Buddhist Pilgrimage‘, but as I mention in the podcast episode, it’s hard not to immediately put those labels on him and think that you have him worked out. However, the stories and motivations behind Paul’s adventures of hiking 1,200 kilometres across Japan (while completing the Shikoku Pilgrimage), hiking the PCT or cycling across the United States are equally as interesting.

With a stoic mindset and raw human power, Paul has completed more extraordinary adventures in the last 10 years as some of us might hope for in a lifetime. Join us on this episode as we talk hiking, karate, snakes, philosophy and a whole lot more with Paul.

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