World travel was important to Che. Sure, you see his image on all kinds of clueless college kids t-shirts and hoodies and maybe later he was responsible for thousands of heartless deaths, but you gotta love that medical student who set out on his friend’s motorcycle to see the world.
Johann BEUKES from South Africa worked as an architect for 40 years before deciding to do a lateral move into the travel business.
Steinbeck wrote of pirates, hobos, Mexican revolutionaries, drunkards, knights, kings, farmers and other unsavory types that have been described by the world as vagabonds. He was accused of being a communist by the right and a ‘hawk’ by the left – one thing for certain – He was a genius and a vagabond himself.
Traveling round the world doesn’t usually involve conquest of foreign lands but for Temujin, also known as Genghis Khan, conquest was probably just a means of travel.
Jack London’s life reads like an adventure novel. From being a vagrant to a pirate to working in the gold fields to learning to surf from Duke Kahanamoku, he lived forty years larger than life. Truly an extraordinary vagabond.
We made it through what may have been the most difficult year of our lives. Here we are. This year, I’m going to change my focus on Vagobond a bit. My intent is to publish 1-2 articles per week. Since I’m not traveling much these days – (and who is?) I’m going to start out…
Travel writing is a dangerous business. No doubt about it. Most of all, it’s dangerous for your bank account! Of course, that’s just writing in general. The travel part…
Brian Liebold and his cousin go yodeling and biking through Yellowstone in true vagabond style
Earlier this year, before her 1st birthday, my daughter had the opportunity to visit the real home of Santa Claus.
One of the keys to mastering the art of world travel on almost nothing is learning to trust strangers and let them become friends.