Travel by Mule & Wagon
Man walks across America with mule. Man makes movie. Movie goes to New York City and….wins shiny gold trophy.
Okay. Sorry. I got a little emotional there.
It’s just that I’m excited that the “Lost Sea Expedition”, the account of my mule voyage across America, just won a Winnie award at the EQUUS Film Festival in New York City. It won for best Full Length Equestrian Film Travel Documentary.
2018 EQUUS Film Festival
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2018 SCHEDULE
THE LOST SEA EXPEDITION (2018) USA
90:00 min / Directed by: Bernie Harberts
Equestrian Documentary – Full Length (over 30 minutes)
The “Lost Sea Expedition” is the 4-part series about Bernie Harberts’ 14 month wagon… Continue reading
Julia and I are riding our mules across the Appalachian back roads. It’s noon. The sun hangs plumb above our heads before starting its slow descent to the wooded horizon. The mules throw fat shadows, a set of stumpy shadows walking beside their real legs.
The sun slides down the other side of its daily arc, toward the… Continue reading
Polly the Mule’s Cross-County Journey: Health and Welfare Considerations
“The Horse” Magazine
Originally published Jul 8, 2018 / “The Horse” Magazine
By Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA
Some horses go on long trail rides—for several hours.
Some go on really long trail rides—for several days.
And then, there are those like Polly the mule.
Polly went on… Continue reading
The first time I ran away, I was naked except for a pair of rubber boots. I was 4 years old. It was a short run-away, to my buddy’s house. I’ve been rambling ever since, only slightly better dressed.
Seems a lot of other folks have the same rambling urge.
This… Continue reading
Hey, are you ready for some tacos, mountain air and mule adventure? Leatherwood Mountain is hosting a “Lost Sea Expedition” Dinner & Movie night. We’ll show the “Lost Sea Expedition” film, eat tacos and stay up late talking mules, adventure and travel. We’d love to have you.
When: August 23 / 6 pm
Where: Leatherwood Mountains (Ferguson, NC)
Contact: 336 973 5044
Sure would be great to see you! Please share with your friends that might enjoy this. Full details at LeatherwoodMountains.com
Polly’s tied up in the wind to a road sign that says “Pinon Creek Rd” – a road that leads from dust to more wind.
That’s how the letter started.
Traveling from Canada to Mexico with my wagon for the Lost Sea Expedition TV series, I kept in touch with friends largely through letters – occasionally a phone call. Toward the end of my voyage, crossing… Continue reading
A good kerosene lantern makes you wish the power would stay off a few more lamp lit meals. A bad one makes you choke and hope like hell the power company gets the lights back on as soon as possible. The truth lies somewhere between the romance and the smoke.
Note: Program has been rescheduled to air July 29: Here’s your chance to prepare for your next adventure! Join “Carolina Hoofbeats” host Rose Cushing and me as we take a look at the voyage behind the “Lost Sea Expedition” TV series. You’ll meet mule Polly and tour the wagon she pulled from Canada to Mexico.
When: Sunday, July 22 / 7:30am
When: Sunday, July 22 / 7:30am
Where: Channel CW22 (Raleigh, NC)
Streaming: If you don’t catch it on TV, you can stream the episode on Roku’s “Farm and Ranch TV Network” (coming early August 2018)Continue reading
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The Lost Sea Expedition
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The Lost Sea Expedition DVD is about Bernie Harberts’ 14… Continue reading