I never expected to find out that Tarzan came from Turkey!
Vagabond Explorer – Sir Richard Francis Burton
Explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton was quite possibly the greatest vagabond in history. In his lifetime he lived diverse cultures, broke boundaries, and did most of it without much in the way of resources or travel money.He is this week’s Extraordinary Vagabond.
Ponce de Leon – Deadly Damn Vagabond
It might be pushing it to call Ponce de Leon a vagabond since he was a career soldier, but in terms of dreams and adventure, certainly he fits the bill as someone who not only traveled broadly, but was foolish enough to chase the fountain of youth.
Vagabond Granny – Grandma Gatewood
Every once in a while you come across someone that inspires the hell out of you. Emma “Grandma” Gatewood is one of those people.
Vagabond Anarchist – Emma Goldman
Her life was filled with constant movement from city to city and town to town.
Extraordinary Vagabond – Ed Buryn – Vagabond King
Travel is not just moving over the earth from one place to another in some kind of conveyance. It’s not about where you’re going or how you’re getting there. It’s not about getting away from it all, at all. In fact, more the opposite … a way of getting to it all. Travel is a metaphor for life, a way of experiencing it more intensely and self-consciously. Traveling is not so much an action as an enlightened state of consciousness, opening you to fresh experience, to fresh looks at the world and yourself in it.
Jack London – Prince of the Tramps, Patron of Vagabonds
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.
Vagobond Travel Museum – A Random Hitch-trip on Interstate 5
A true account of a hitch trip I took from Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington back in the year 2000.
Vagobond Travel Museum – Foodie Paradise Around the World Part II – The Americas
Some exceptional dishes found in the Americas
Vagobond Travel Museum – The USA Trip
I ended up connecting with old friends, losing my father, strengthening the relationships with my brother and my uncle, hustling enough to get things going in Morocco, and accomplishing all three of my goals.