Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel

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Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life—from six weeks to four months to two years—to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel. Potts gives the necessary information on:

• financing your travel time
• determining your destination
• adjusting to life on the road
• working and volunteering overseas
• handling travel adversity
• re-assimilating back into ordinary life

Not just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery, and the growth of the spirit.


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About Rolf Potts

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Rolf Potts funded his earliest vagabonding experiences by working as a landscaper and an ESL teacher. He now writes about independent travel for National Geographic Adventure, and his travel essays have appeared in Salon, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic Traveler, and Best American Travel Writing 2000, and on National Public Radio.
 
Published December 24, 2002 by Villard. 224 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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The chapters are interspersed with vagabonding profiles of travellers old and new (mostly old), vagabonding voices young and old (mostly young) and masses of quotations (with a particular penchant for Whitman, Thoreau and holy texts of the Far East).

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