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Second Step, Second Job

When I took the first step to finally getting off my ass and getting this adventure started, I was liberated, torn, excited, terrified. I wasn’t sure how I was going to pull this off and I was so nervous I was going to let myself down and become a bum that rambles through Orange County. 545 more words


Alaskan Pilgrimage: The Quest for the Magic Bus (Days 5-9)

The next morning we broke fast and camp and then headed back into Healy for some extra food (glad we did that). After scoring a sharpie and some cardboard at the Chevron, we made a sign for the Stampede Trail  and got picked at about noon. 2,809 more words



“Happiness is only real when shared.”
(Chris McCandless)



Hello again!

It has come to that time of the week where I announce my movie of the week (sorry it’s a day late). You know, it’s a Sunday…you’re about to sit down and have your regular Sunday roast and maybe you’re thinking “what movie should I watch tonight?” well if you just want to chill out and maybe be a little inspired then I suggest you watch my movie of the week. 277 more words

Earn Your Freedom

Recently I read the phrase “Earn Your Freedom” in Rolf Potts’ book Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel. He says that long-term world travel is possible for anyone who adopts the vagabonding attitude. 983 more words


Book Review: Into The Wild

Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, is a true story about a young man that gives up everything he owns and creates a new life for himself. 160 more words


Krakauer + Supertramp

“It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, to assume that if you want something badly enough, it is your God-given right to have it.

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