Author of ‘Vagabonding’
Rolf Potts has reported from more than fifty countries for the world’s travel media. His adventures have taken him across six continents, and include piloting a fishing boat 900 miles down the Laotian Mekong, hitchhiking across Eastern Europe, traversing Israel on foot, bicycling across Burma, and driving a Land Rover from California to Argentina. Rolf is best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject ‘Vagabonding‘, has been through ten printings and translated into several foreign languages. Each July he can be found in France, where he is the summer writer-in-residence at the Paris American Academy.