Rolf Potts travels around
the world with no luggage
How we make the videos (and how we lost one in Cairo)

How we make the videos (and how we lost one in Cairo)

One of the most interesting experiences during my no-baggage trip to Cairo came on my first full day in the city, when a local Egyptologist named Magdi Salash took me on an intensive historical tour of the Old City. Justin shot this interaction on video, and he and I have spent much of the past […]

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September 14, 2010
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No-baggage field report: Week one

No-baggage field report: Week one

Since this journey is an experiment in traveling ultra-light, I want to check in every so often and evaluate how that experiment is going. Happily, after one week, it feels like this trip has been very much about the journey itself. If one thing stands out as strange for me it’s not the lack of […]

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August 31, 2010
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Why Rolf is traveling around the world with no luggage

Why Rolf is traveling around the world with no luggage

When I first announced my intention to circumnavigate the globe for six weeks without carrying so much as a fanny-pack, I got a common (and admittedly reasonable) reaction from my friends: Why? ¬†Why travel the world with no luggage? Well, for starters — as someone who’s spent much of the past 16 years traveling to […]

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August 19, 2010
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