Not Going to Die Until Going There!: 95000km World Trip on Bicycle
(note: In Japanese, this title is catchier..)
I loved the very final chapter, which probably can be summarized in one of my favorite quote;
People say that what we are all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think this is what we’re really seeking. I think what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive. — JOSEPH CAMPBELL, THE POWER OF MYTH
The author felt similar sensation while biking in the middle of nowhere;
It was as if I could actually see “life” itself with my eyes. Being alive felt like a miracle. As I was gazing at it, I felt the greatest humility, and appreciation for it. Right then, I decided to spend my given lifetime as best as I can.
He departed for this journey, looking for something that is the greatest in the world. Safe to say he had found it.