Aileen Flos Silvestris, 29, is a lady on a quest. A local of Germany who spent a number of years “residing, working and using in Melbourne,” and is now “in exile in Bali,” Aileen is setting off on a Ducati Scrambler to meet her goals.
“Aren’t all of us dreaming about escaping our managed actuality and this plastic-like bubble, which we’ve created and name ‘life’?” she writes. “Slightly than being a sufferer of society I’ve chosen to attempt to break the mildew. To champion my very own future and set out for an enormous journey.”
4 years in the past Aileen skilled a private well being subject that modified her perspective markedly.
“After my little world modified unexpectedly in August 2013, I discovered myself in an extremely difficult and painful scenario,” she writes. “Life compelled me to vary gear. It inspired me to begin excited about the that means of existence once more. Although I’ve at all times been chasing my goals, I’ve maintained my childlike sense of surprise and curiosity. I saved myself so busy in an on a regular basis routine that I didn’t take time for pit stops; to take a look at the map and the highway I used to be on. (There have been days when medical doctors questioned whether or not or not I might get to see the age of 30 – however that’s one thing you may examine in my ‘backstory’ quickly.)
Aileen honed her using chops in Australia aboard a Honda CD250U (250 Insurgent and Nighthawk within the States), a restaurant model she referred to as her Frankenstein Racer. It was her solely transportation for 2 years, and she or he frankly admits to creating no specific mechanical aptitude. Nonetheless, she has determined to trip off to the 4 corners of the globe, with a “backpack stuffed with goals and a highway into the unknown.
“It’s a couple of quest for reality, development, transformation and therapeutic guided by my spirit, coronary heart and instinct,” she stated.
She isn’t unaware of the potential challenges forward.
“I’m extremely excited for the journey however in fact, additionally scared out of my wits,” she writes on her weblog. “Sure, I dare to dream massive and can roll my throttle to discovery of all 4 corners of this lovely planet. At this stage I don’t know learn how to fill my tank, my tummy, nor the place the highway goes to guide me. I’ll face many obstacles and challenges, internally and externally.”
Aileen factors out what the Moto Quest is, and isn’t, about on her web site.
“It’s about residing my dream and turning into a acutely aware initiated grownup who will get spontaneously concerned with the complexity of nature and totally different cultures. Slightly then being caught within the confines of civilization, which seems to me like a cluster of egos, I’m difficult myself to take care of life as it’s and meant to be – free. My intention is to share The Moto Quest authentically and encourage individuals with my story. In reality, I don’t know what the journey will maintain for me so quite than inform you extra about what to anticipate, let me inform you what not to anticipate from TMQ.
One other Journey weblog – It’s a weblog a couple of girl who’s taking on the planet’s magic and processing it based mostly on her beliefs.
One other Bike weblog – Using for me, is the best synonym of freedom. Nowhere else however within the saddle have I skilled such an amazing type of meditation and existence within the current second.
One other Way of life weblog – As a result of this isn’t going to be a cushty journey.
One other Images weblog – I’m merely capturing the perfection that’s exhibiting itself in all the pieces, in an imperfect approach. I carry my coronary heart and gratitude in my eyes and my photograph lens is the mirror of them.
One other Esoteric weblog – I’m not following any specific non secular system or faith. Neither am I an amazing healer or enlightened being. In an open-minded approach will I be exploring the unknown and mystical in several cultures and places.
You possibly can comply with the course and particulars of Aileen’s Moto Quest right here at her web site, and you’ll take a look at one in every of her nice movies under.
(We want Aileen all the most effective on her 4 corners quest, and look ahead to her stories. We might additionally prefer to know if she has a spot to hire in Bali. – TR)