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Vagabonding through the Midlands

Wilfred Byford-Jones

Vagabonding through the Midlands

being a record of odd characters, boatmen, innkeepers, poachers and tramps met with afoot and afloat through the west Midlands.

by Wilfred Byford-Jones

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Published by Heath, Cranton in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16848683M

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Vagabonding through the Midlands by Wilfred Byford-Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

With a new foreword by Tim Ferriss • “Vagabonding easily remains in my top list of life-changing. Because one incredible trip, especially a long-term trip, can change your life forever. And Vagabonding teaches you how to travel (and think), not just for one trip, but for the rest of your life.”—Tim Ferriss, from the forewordCited by: 7.

Vagabonding in Europe and North Africa was written Vagabonding through the Midlands book the late 60s and early 70s. The writing style clearly shows that, as does much of the advice listed and the information about each country. He writes exactly as you would expect a s free spirit to write, not saying that it /5(16).

And Vagabonding teaches you how to travel (and think), not just for one trip, but for the rest of your life.”—Tim Ferriss, from the foreword. The book is a meditation on the joys of hitting the road. It’s also a primer for those with a case of pent-up wanderlust seeking to live the dream.”—USA Today.

I couldn’t put this book down. VAGABONDING KEY IDEA #3: SIMPLICITY IS AN ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTIC OF THE LONG-TERM TRAVELER. One of the keys to developing a vagabonding mindset is to understand that it’s not so much the amount of money you have, but the way you use it. The best approach here is to keep it simple.

Vagabonding involves applying simplicity to your life. Rolf Potts’ Vagabonding was recommended to me by a friend who apparently thinks I: a) Need to get out of the house (and the city/state/country) b) Enjoy books that heavily rely on quoting Walt Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road” It’s not a bad book, certainly not the type I would pick up on my own, but there’s nothing really life-changing here either/5.

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 /5(). This would be a more interesting book if I hadn't read the original "Vagabonding through Europe and North Africa" by Ed Buryn (it's still available on Amazon as a used book) in the '70s.

Buryn's book was somewhat more authoritative and got deeper into the personal experience than Mr. Pott's s: Praise for Vagabonding “A crucial reference for any budget wanderer.”—Time “The book is a meditation on the joys of hitting the road It’s also a primer for those with a case of pent-up wanderlust seeking to live the dream.”—USA Today “I couldn’t put this book down.

It’s a whole different ethic of travel. Comment: Title: Vagabonding Through the Midlands., Publisher: Heath Cranton Limited, Binding: Hardcover, pages.

No dust jacket. Light brown cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contains monochrome illustrations. Pages remain mostly clear and bright with minimal tanning and foxing throughout, light occasional : W.

Byford-Jones. Vagabonding through the Midlands was published in It doesn’t only cover boating it also covers travelling by roads, when road travel was more of an adventure, and it includes some railway journeys; there is a brilliant description of a footplate journey from Wolverhampton to London on an overnight goods express.

Praise for Vagabonding “A crucial reference for any budget wanderer.”—Time “The book is a meditation on the joys of hitting the road It’s also a primer for those with a case of pent-up wanderlust seeking to live the dream.”—USA Today “I couldn’t put this book down.

It’s a whole different ethic of travelReviews: Vagabonding is the type of travel book that is kept in a reference collection instead of being tossed through a train window once its destination is met.” — The Bookshelf (Canada) For a traveler feeling jaded from seeing one too many tourist traps, or for a newcomer trying to get a feel for what travel is, Potts has welcome advice.”.

Vagabonding has been thrown at me multiple times, from multiple angles – but behind most pitches was Tim Ferriss, who keeps on raving about this book and even lent himself to writing a new was the first book he picked for his book club inand is supposed to be the best guide to long-term travel out there.

through I spent about 4 months on the road in total. ‘Vagabond Tales is loosely based around the adventures of a musical vagabond who travels around the world and through time to bring different kinds of music back to the traveling minstrels of Barrage.’ Amelia's vagabonding seems to have run across a few stops of the National Air Races which were underway at the same time.’.

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How to use vagabond in a sentence. Vagabonding by Wilde, Vera and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Condition: Very Good. Hardback reprint,with no jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage.

Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation - brief gift inscription to fly-leaf dated ; text, illustrations and map bright and clear throughout. Not an old library. !DOWNLOAD LINK: Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel ebook epub electronic book Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolf Potts for iphone, ipad txt format version, file with page numbers Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel by Rolf Potts Kindle Edition with Audio.

[row cols_nr=”2″] [col size=”5″] [/col] [col size=”7″] Vagabonding Book + PDF Veteran world traveler Rolf Potts [ ]. Vagabonding An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-term World Travel (Book): Potts, Rolf: "Shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel"- .Vagabonding Through the Midlands: Including a pleasure trip by narrowboat from Wolverhampton to Llangollen, by W Byford-Jones, Published by Heath Cranton.

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