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Walk for a Walk’s Sake

NG Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay walks into the Sonoran Desert accompanied by a quote from naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau. Photo by Andrew Howley/NGS.


Inspired by the words and actions of the many explorers who came to NG headquarters last week for the 2012 Explorers Symposium, we pass on these words of wisdom from 19th-century American naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau, with a photo of Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay who is currently planning his next megatransect across a vast swath of disappearing wilderness.

Copy, download, or share the photo as you like, but most importantly, use it as your excuse to drop what you’re doing, get outside, and walk.