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When you’re willing to step outside your comfort zone the world awaits In 2007 Matt Fox a recent graduate who studied strategic decision making in university found himself alone on the side of a highway with no plan other than to see where his thumb and the road would take him For the next two years he would travel across Canada to Alaska and back experiencing life in a way most people never willa life beyond his comfort zone Along the way he encounters adventures he never imagined sleeping under the stars sneaking into drug fueled music festivals and working at ski resorts and local farms to earn enough for his next meal He also confronts danger and his own mortality from a life threatening injury in Whistler to a confessed murderer in Banff to a hungry grizzly in Alaska But most importantly Fox learns that life isn’t about getting to the destination but enjoying each moment along I received a temporary digital Advance Reader Copy of this book from #booksirens in exchange for an honest review From the publisher as I do not repeat the contents or story of books in reviews I let them do it as they do it better than I do 😸 The sound of something breathing deeply woke me up from my sleep The strange noise provided a uick reminder that I was camping in Denali National Park six million acres of raw Alaskan wilderness I held my breath and hoped that whatever was beyond the thin fabric wall would go awayThe tent shook violently I looked around but I couldn't see in the pitch black night Then the tent became still again I could hear the creature's claws tear the thick Alaskan moss as it circled us I hoped it wasn't a grizzly but I had seen so many that morning there was no doubt that it had to beMy friend Heidi was sleeping peacefully beside me unaware of the dire situation we were in I couldn't decide if I should wake her or let her sleep Then the tent shook again She had to know It might be the last time we speakI remembered the girl who had given us a ride that morning who had insisted that we get some bear spray She took us to the store to buy some It was thirty dollars but I only had fifty to my name so I left it on the shelf It seemed like the biggest mistake of my lifeHow did I end up in Alaska in the first place? I thought When only a year before I had been living a normal middle class life near Toronto One decision to go hitchhiking had changed the path of my life forever But I had no regrets for the decisions I had made I had chosen what I thought was the right path for me and perhaps that path had finally come to its end I said goodbye to the ones I loved then thanked the universe for the life I had lived before sitting and waiting in silenceI don't pick up hitchhikers unless I have my friend's Doberman with me LOL But I wish that I had picked him up had I been in his area I also have a bear bell which was really cheap compared to that spray Matt's story was a delight to read it was fascinating and proved to me that I am decidedly an INDOOR girl who likes great viewsA great book for anyone interested in interesting people and their adventures We all want to get away from it all Matt did and wrote about it very very very well

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The Hitchhiker ManIon we were in I couldn’t decide if I should wake her or let her sleep Then the tent shook again She had to know It might be the last time we speak I remembered the girl who had given us a ride that morning who had insisted that we got bear spray She took us to the store to buy some It was thirty dollars but I only had fifty to my name so I left it on the shelf It seemed like the biggest mistake of my life How did I end up in Alaska in the first place? I thought When only a year before I had been living a normal middle class life near Toronto One decision to go hitchhiking had changed the path of my life forever But I had no regrets for the decisions I had made I had chosen what I thought was the right path for me and perhaps that path had finally come to its end I said goodbye to the ones I loved then thanked the universe for the life I had lived before sitting and waiting in silence This book was a great way to live vicariously through the author's experience of hitchhiking across Canada and into Alaska He definitely had some memorable experiences He saw some great places and met lots of interesting people I liked that the author was candid about the stupid choices he made from time to time I received this book as a Goodreads giveaway Yay

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PDF ↠ BOOK The Hitchhiker Man Ò MATT FOX Ò ✻ [EPUB] ✰ The Hitchhiker Man By Matt Fox ❅ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk When you’re willing to step outside your comfort zone the world awaits In 2007 Matt Fox—a recent graduate who studied strategic decision making in university—found himself aThe way From feeling like an invisible outcast on day one to a man comfortable in his own skin no matter the circumstance The Hitchhiker Man is the unforgettable story of how one man got lost on the road and ultimately found himself The sound of something breathing deeply woke me up from my sleep The strange noise provided a uick reminder that I was camping in Denali National Park – six million acres of raw Alaskan wilderness I held my breath and hoped that whatever was beyond the thin fabric wall would go away The tent shook violently I looked around but I couldn’t see in the pitch black night Then the tent became still again I could hear the creature’s claws tear the thick Alaskan moss as it circled us I hoped it wasn’t a grizzly but I had seen so many that morning there was no doubt that it had to be My friend Heidi was sleeping peacefully beside me unaware of the dire situat This book is very well written and captivating It drew me in from the first line and I couldnt put it down I loved that it was based in Canada and gave it a real home feel It talked about ways of life that I didnt realize still existedIt reminded me uite a bit of the book into the wild but with a of a friendlier vibe and less soul searching and enjoying the adventure I've never been much of a traveler but this book gave me a want to venture out and explore the country