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Modern Day Walden
Do you know what I remember most from Travels w/Charlie? In the beginning when he was getting ready to leave home, there was a young boy that was hanging around, wishing that he could go. I felt the same way (I was in my teens at the time).

I think that book and Gasoline Gypsy, about a young English woman and her dog ignited the wanderlust in me.
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And Then Came Bronson on TV didn't help...
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sushidog (01-05-2018)
I think some of people in the permaculture movement would qualify and share many of Thoreau's views. Some examples would be Joel Salatin, Sepp Holzer and Geof Lawton who are both published and well documented.
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The book that influenced me the most to break out of the normal and pursue adventure was "The Voyage of the Northern Magic" by Diane Stuemer.

It put the seed in me that my life could be something different from what the majority of our society deems as required. Degree, job, house, 401k, "success."


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