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The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 1) Raw Beginnings By A Greenman
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'The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part short story series, about the real life experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for almost a decade. The 15... More > parts collectively form the epic book: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. ‘Raw Beginnings’ is Part 1, the sequence of events which lead up to Adam selling everything he owns to set off on his adventures. The story begins just before his birth, on a farm in the south of England. His parents are modern day nomads, moving where they find work. As the young wanderer grows up, he faces being beaten senseless by bullies and also knocking himself unconscious in a bicycle accident. Adam experiences ghastly head pain and a sense of 'punch drunkness'. In the years that follow, he seeks ways to a quieter life, and heads off into the wilderness of far away lands. Once he has a taste for travel, he sets about designing a nomadic lifestyle and comes up with an extreme plan to implement it. A true story.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 3) Raw Travel France By A Greenman
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'The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part short story series, about the real life travel experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade.... More > Collectively, the parts form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World. Raw Travel France is Part 3 of the series. Adam hitch-hikes over to France, looking for work as a carpenter, before being intuitively led to a stunning farm in the mountainous south east. There he volunteers with the organisation W.W.O.O.F (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms), learns how to make bread and find his way around other locations at the foothills to the Alps, helping to restore a chateau and staying in a teepee and a broken down camper van. After nearly five months of journeying, he returns to England for a very short spell, before another adventure appears before hims, as the wanderer finds his way to Spain (Part 4). A must read for all apprentice professional travellers of the earth and spirit, a true story.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 4) Raw Travel Spain By A Greenman
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'The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part true short story series, about the real life experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The 15 parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In ‘Raw Travel Spain’, the 4th in this true short story series, the wanderer finds himself at a loose end in Portugal. Hitch hiking over to Spain, he follows his extraordinarily accurate intuition and is led to the alternative Spanish town of Orgiva, nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Andalucia. He ends up staying in the welcoming place for nearly two years, house sitting, wandering wild and remote caves, until he is commissioned to build an ornate wooden temple structure. When he is without work, he teaches T’ai Chi and gives Reiki healing, living in simple ruins in the intense heat of Spain. As his time in the mountains nears its end, he decides to go to India to buy an old wooden fishing boat, and his adventures continue< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 5) Raw Travel India By A Greenman
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'The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part, true short story series, about the real life experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic:'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 5‘Raw Travel India’, Adam sets off for Asia to find an old wooden fishing boat to buy and live on for a while. Leaving England without even any luggage, on a one way ticket, and staying in the mysterious land of India for 6 months. All is going swimmingly well until he is faced with a tsunami, which he lives through and then aids the relief efforts. Eventually returning to England, before setting off on another epic journey, to New Zealand, in 'Part 6' of ‘The Adventures of a Greenman Series’< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 7) Raw Travel Wales By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part, short story series, about the real life experiences of a nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 7, Adam settles in an old miner’s cottage, in a remote Welsh hamlet. Resting after nearly 6 years of wandering, he bakes his own bread and makes furniture by the light and heat of the fire which roars away in his home. Roaming the incredibly beautiful land he finds himself in, and recuperating from his nomadic adventures around the world. All the time, he is building up to an epic journey, to leave home one day with only his passport and a toothbrush, and with no fixed destination, set off on walkabout without even a bag. How he does it is extraordinary, renouncing every single one of his worldly possessions. There we leave 'Raw Travel Wales', in preparation for Part 8 and 9, as Adam travels by his intuition again. A true story.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series:(Part 2) Raw Travel Brazil By A Greenman
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'The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part short story series, about the real life travel experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade.... More > Collectively, the parts form the epic book:'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Raw Travel Brazil, Part 2 of the series, Adam sells everything he owns and sets off on the first of his great adventures, leaving a grey and dreary December UK, for the sunlit shores of Brazil. The nomad roams the country for 6 months. First he stays in a mountain community, before being offered a job to teach English near Sao Paulo, and then going on to a remote village on the east coast of Brazil, where he wanders bare, with little more than a machete, to gather materials with which to construct a tree house to stay in. When he returns to England, it is not long before he sets off again on another of his journeys, one of many during his decade of perpetual gap years, this time to France.This is a true story by A. Greenman< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 10) Raw Travel England By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part true short story series, about the experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 10, the adventurer travels his homeland for eight months, volunteering with the WWOOF movement (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms), helping out at a dozen places in exchange for his food and accommodation, plus infinite possibilities to learn. Having ‘wwoofed’ and wandered his way around the world, Adam writes 'The Practical Guide to Wwoofing', and the guide is well received by the founder of the legendry organic farm volunteer movement, Sue Coppard, who says that she finds it to be "A delightful and informative read, very accessibly and humanly written - it almost reads itself to you!". Part 10 rolls neatly into ‘Raw Travel Crete'(Part11), as the nomad sets off on an adventure, roaming the land in search of more wild escapades.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 11) Raw Travel Crete By A Greenman
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The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part true short story series, about the experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts collectively... More > form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 11, the wanderer sets of for a winter in Crete, wandering the shorelines and exploring the wild. House-sitting in remote hamlets in the South and going even further a field, as he catches a fishing boat to the island of Gavdos, a barely inhabited spot between Crete and Libya. There he roams, building camps and searching for drinking water, with the stray puppy dog who has tagged along. It is the nearest he will ever come to a 'desert island experience' and it really isn't far off! There is no mains electricity or drinking water on tap in the place, but somehow Adam manages to survive there for 6 weeks. This is an extraordinary true story, one of many of A Greenman's adventurer’s tales, leading gently into Part 12 - 'Raw Travel Italy'.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 6) Raw Travel New Zealand By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is a 15 part short story series, about the real life experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade. The parts... More > collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 6, the wanderer sets off yet again, with hand luggage only, for a walk about New Zealand. Roaming through the wild and staying in the countries simple network of back-country huts. Walking ancient forests amidst natures natural sculpture. When he meets the grey tarmac of roads, he hitch-hikes, and in all receives over 50 rides. As he tires of this, he buys a car for a few hundred dollars, and his epic adventures continue, all the way down to the bottom of this wonderful land. Led by a curious sense of intuition, Adam spends six months in raw New Zealand, until finally returning to the UK, and on to fulfil his next dream in the valleys of Wales, in Part 7 ‘Raw Travel Wales'. A must read for professional travellers, true story.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 12) Raw Travel Italy By A Greenman
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‘The Adventures of a Greenman' is an inspiring 15 part, short story series, about the real life experiences of a modern day nomad called Adam, who wanders his way around the earth for a decade.... More > The parts collectively form the epic: 'I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World'. In Part 12, Adam finds himself in wild Sicily, Italy, with only a day pack. Staying at deserted ruins and eating exotic fruits on his way, the nomad roams the land. He is nearing the end of this chapter of free roaming travel in his life, having journeyed in a raw and hardcore fashion for many years. Gradually, he is preparing himself for a more civilised kind of travel, to begin the enormous task of writing a book about his adventures over the last ten years, and answer the question: "What leads a young man to renounce everything he owns and knows, to wander the world for a decade?" He moves into a hostel outside of Naples, in Italy, experiencing a different world to that he has been used to in recent years. A true story.< Less