Books by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting

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As a terrified child, Jamie found the world somewhat overwhelming. After doing what he was told to do for the first twenty-something years of his life and obtaining a Masters in Mathematics, he decided that the fast-paced, money-orientated world of work wasn't quite for him. Since that time he has spent much time hitchhiking, cycling, and even rafting down the Danube on a homemade raft. During these journeys, he has largely relied upon the kindness of strangers who offer him a place to sleep, as well as camping out under the stars.

He shares more of his adventures through his blog, Great Big Scary World:

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The Boy Who Was Afraid of the World: A True Story of Fear and Hitchhiking
by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
As a child who suffered from crippling and irrational fears, Jamie was not the typical candidate to start hitchhiking alone through Europe. Yet at the age of 25, tired of a mundane life involving routines and comfort, he gave up everything and put his trust in the goodness of strangers. Told in the first person, this true story...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Sports & Outdoors
The Avant-Garde Life
by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to disregard everything society has tried to teach you? Could you really give up on your career in search of adventure and a life that you want to live, rather than the one that has been laid out before you? This is a publication for dreamers. If you have ever thought about quitting your job...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction
Across the Moon: Two Unprepared Brothers Traverse Iceland on Foot
by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
“Guided tours, luxury hotels, technology that tethers us to society at all times of day. As people, we have become swaddled infants, overprotected and under-pushed, living inside a bureaucratic temple of paper forms. We are capable of climbing great mountains, of walking great distances, of surviving many days without takeaway food or...
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