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Before I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World By A Greenman
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A. Greenman is a master gapster, heading off on extreme and perpetual gaps years for a decade. But what leads a man to try and walk off the grid? In the prequel to: I Travel Light The Man Who Walked... More > Out of the World, Before I Travel Light looks at the extraordinary years which lead up to a nomad's raw and epic journey around the world. A young boy has mysterious sensations, perhaps even out of body experiences. It is disorientating, a feeling which is exacerbated when he is repeatedly bullied and beaten senseless. As a result, he often feels ‘punch drunk,’ and as he grows up, he struggles to manage with everyday life. Under overwhelming stress, the young man tries to find ways to cope with the retail bicycle business he owns, and turns to recreational drugs. He goes out one day to buy a pint of milk and never returns. It is the beginning of a long and arduous journey, in which the wanderer tries to walk out of the world as he knows it...leaving the rat-race behind.< Less
The Practical Guide to Wwoofing By A Greenman
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Weekend off,time out,gap year? Learn about self-sufficiency and organic ways of life. Volunteer with 'Wwoof', an abbreviation for: 'World Wide Opportunities(or Willing Workers) on Organic Farm'.... More > WWOOF offer opportunities in 100 countries. A simple guide, aimed to help new wwoofers of any nationality, and enthral experienced wwoofers alike. Filled with inspirational anecdotes about this wonderful way to learn about the land, interspersed with basic information on travelling. Based entirely on the author's own experience, whilst Wwoofing, A. Greenman has volunteered with Wwoof in England, Wales, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Hungary...and worked on other projects in Italy, Greece, Latvia, New Zealand and Brazil. Travelling many more countries of the world, as his gap year turned into a 'Gap Life'. Greenman is the author of many works of fiction/non-fiction, including the reality novel: 'I Travel Light - The Man Who Walked Out of the World', for which has been interviewed by the BBC several times.< Less
The Adventures of a Greenman Series: (Part 13) Raw Travel Europe By A Greenman
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In Part 13, we see the enchanting European raw travels of a Greenman, the true story of a modern day nomad who journeys through England, Wales, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Latvia,... More > Ukraine, Crete and Italy. Often volunteering with the W.W.O.O.F movement (World Wide Opportunities/Willing Workers on Organic Farms), or independently making his way. Living in all manner of places, from woods to wigwams, ruins to rustic dwellings. This poetical and philosophical ditty is a professional traveller’s bible, with seemingly endless anecdotes of the extraordinary ways which Adam works and wonders his way around Europe. Led by a keen sense of intuition, the wanderer seems to turn up that right place at the right time. Working as a Woodworker, English teacher and Farmer, he marvels his way around Europe over a decade. Finally meeting himself head on and going about a massive personal transformation, as Adam reintegrates back into the modern world as we know it. Written in 3rd person narrative non-fiction.< Less
Before I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World By A Greenman
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A. Greenman is a master gapster, heading off on extreme and perpetual gaps years for a decade. But what leads a man to try and walk off the grid? In the prequel to: 'I Travel Light The Man Who Walked... More > Out of the World', 'Before I Travel Light' looks at the extraordinary years which lead up to a nomad's raw and epic journey around the world. As a young boy, Greenman has mysterious sensations, perhaps even out of body experiences. It is disorientating, a feeling which is exacerbated when he is repeatedly bullied and beaten senseless. As a result, he often feels ‘punch drunk,’ and as he grows up, he struggles to manage with everyday life. Under overwhelming stress, the young man tries to find ways to cope with the retail bicycle business he owns, and turns to recreational drugs. He goes out one day to buy a pint of milk and never returns. It is the beginning of a long and arduous journey, in which the wanderer tries to walk out of the world as he knows it...leaving the rat-race behind. A true story reality novel.< Less
I Travel Light: The Man Who Walked Out of the World By A Greenman
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A young adventurer asks himself: "What is it that you really want in your life?" The answer is ‘less work and more time’. To have this he must do without things that cost him... More > money, learn to provide his own basic human needs, self-sufficiently. He heads off on a Gap Year to Brazil, building a tree house to live in. Sometimes a gap year is just not enough, he could really do with a 'Gap Life'. So for many years, the nomad winds himself through the weird and wonderful of the world. Living in a ruin in the mountains of Spain and becoming a fisherman in India, before getting caught up in a Tsunami. Eventually he renounces everything he owns, except for the clothes he stands in. He sets off on walkabout without even a bag or destination, wandering Eastern Europe. After a decade, he walks back into the world, to discover that he has gone so far, for so long, he know longer knows how to live in it. A mammoth true story to quench the eager thirsts of professional travellers and inspire up and coming 'gapsters' alike.< Less
(PDF)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 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 3, Raw Travel France, the wanderer is led by his internal compass to search for work as a carpenter. Successful, and with the money he earns, Adam cycles toward the South of France, where he volunteers with W.W.O.O.F movement (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms), staying in a yurt, a tepee and a broken down camper. Chopping wood, making bread and living off of the grid. After nearly five months of journeying, he returns to England for a very short spell, before another adventure lands on his lap. This true story leads into and is followed by Part 4 of ‘The Adventures of a Greenman, Raw Travel Spain’. Enjoy these inspirational tales, a must read for all apprentice professional travellers of the earth and spirit.< Less
(PDF) 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 and building ornate wooden structures to earn a few shekels. 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
(PDF)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 to find an old wooden fishing boat to buy in Kerala, to 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. He buys a bicycle in the north, proceeding to ride south. When he tires, he hops on the train and meets all kinds of delights. Upon reaching the south, he finds an old boat and buys it, along with a weeks tution from a local man. 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
(PDF)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 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. A true story.< Less