530 km on Río Marañon

Written on October 3rd 2018.

By Bethany Hughes

"It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it's still here." -Edward Abbey

Before it was called the Amazon the largest river by volume in the world was known as the Río Marañón (translation: cashew). Springing from the… read more

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Gone Sailing

Written on May 1st 2018.

Denis Dowling and Allie Medeiros are no strangers to grand adventure. Collectively, they have accrued over 150,000 nautical miles. They’ve sailed the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Coast of Central America and Mexico, and Denis has crossed the Atlantic Ocean eight times. For the past y… read more

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Why Run

Written on April 27th 2018.

In allowing myself to feel my heart is splayed open
You can poke and prod it
I will feel everything
There will be no numbing this time
Why numb when you can feel? 
Why run when you can move slowly through this world
and see everything?
Like the snow blanketing the Earth gently, 
wrapping… read more

Posted in Environment | Trail

Choose Nature

Written on April 17th 2018.

Here at Astral, putting #NatureFirst is an easy choice for us in business, lifestyle and product design. Our team put together some ways in which they choose Nature in their day-to-day lives. Check it out below. We hope it inspires you!

Philip Curry - I step out in natu… read more
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