Re-blog: Packing | Alastair Humphreys

I use two computers at the office. While my desktop is running code, I use my laptop to research, read, and write. Sometimes, while Stata spins, I use the time to read about great adventures and get inspired about ways of being. Alastair Humphrey has long been one of my favourite adventurer/writers, and I particularly loved his little piece on packing. I am only starting to learn the freedom that comes from travelling light in the world.




Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.– John Ruskin

Everything I own is in the faded bags that I carry on my bike. I could list every one of my possessions. Wherever I go, all day, every day, I have to carry them…

Source: Packing | Alastair Humphreys

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