Monday, October 26, 2009

The Meditative Properties of Free Food Foraging

"It happens every mushroom season. Russians are passionate about gathering mushrooms, an ancient pastime they call the 'quiet hunt,' and routinely become so hypnotized that they get hopelessly lost. Regional search-and-rescue teams fan out on foot or in helicopters, occasionally enlisting tracking dogs or parachute jumpers, and newspapers retell their stories with gusto."

Read more:Moscow Journal - A Hypnotizing Hunt Leaves Russians Bewildered -

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