Holy crap, I thought I had lived a full life so far....

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Holy crap, I thought I had lived a full life so far....

MarkPBG
This guy spent 3 years on a classic motorcycle going ALL over the place. I like the title of the video too...."When Were You Young?"

https://vimeo.com/34638170
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shinyribs
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Woooo....that was a big snake!

What do people like this do for money? Daddy? I'd love to go on a 3 year road trip,but sadly,I have to work.
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shinyribs wrote
What do people like this do for money? Daddy? I'd love to go on a 3 year road trip,but sadly,I have to work.
Same here.
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barelycompetent
Damn that was a big snake!!!  I dont know about a 3yr trip, but I would sure love to attempt an Iron Butt ride, either on my Honda, or my hardtail chopper.  Hmmmm, I think the wife would let me do that before taking a 3yr ride lol.  I still hate that snake....
I know enough to get me in trouble.

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seestheday
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I haven't watched the video yet, but I'm assuming it isn't showing him staying in 4 star hotels, more of a focus on the experience.

Could be family money.

Could be something like this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lifestyle_business

Could also be just some saved up cash and living very frugally.  There are lots of countries where you can live for very little money, you just need to basically sleep on floors etc.

There was a movie made about a guy who lived for a month in the US living on what people gave him from craigslist ads.  He traveled a fair bit and couch surfed a lot.

There was also this guy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_McCandless) that basically lived a hobo lifestyle traveling across the US and Mexico for 2 years.  This dude ended up dying because he decided it would be a good idea to move to Alaska and live off the land with no experience though...

Some more links:
https://www.couchsurfing.org/n/about
https://www.airbnb.com/info/how_it_works?af=3646929&c=srch_link1_eng&gclid=CIHItPC7z7YCFUWK4AodMEMAxQ
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seestheday
Oh shit.  In the comments it says the guy that made it was hit by a drunk driver and is now in a coma.  Here is a link to his fundraiser to help pay for his hospital bills: https://www.everribbon.com/ribbon/view/8352
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rich
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I watched that video sometime ago. Sent me into a state of depression when I started reflecting on how much fun I HAVE NOT had.

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shinyribs
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Sees'-"I haven't watched the video yet, but I'm assuming it isn't showing him staying in 4 star hotels, more of a focus on the experience. "

Understood. I'm just saying I gots bills in the meantime

That's horrible about him getting hurt.
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Lucky 1
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Trust fund.

Loan from the parents.

The poor people have to work everyday.
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