Sadly, the couple’s idyllic journey ended in tragedy.
The couple, both in their late 20s, ran into ISIS terrorists.
On day 369 of their world travels, the couple were biking through southern Tajikistan.
They were accompanied by two other bikers trekking through the exotic Central Asia climes.
The couple had set forth with the foolhardy bravado of urban youth. Austin was bold enough at one point in his journey to proclaim “evil” a false concept.
“You read the papers and you’re led to believe that the world is a big, scary place,” he wrote. “People, the narrative goes, are not to be trusted. People are bad. People are evil.”
“I don’t buy it. Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans holding values and beliefs and perspectives different than our own,” he continued.
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Dumbasses. - Minuteman