Local exchange trading systems (LETS) are something like an alternative to money, on the local level.
· Travelling the world on LETS (ebook by James Taris) details “4 overseas tours, staying FREE with 63 LETS hosts in 19 countries”.
Wikipedia has a Category:Pedestrian circumnavigators of the globe, including:
· Dave Kunst from Minnesota is the first person verified to have walked around the earth; see his 1979 book, The Man Who Walked Around The World.
· Steven Newman from Ohio is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first man to walk solo around the world; see his 1989 book, Worldwalk.
· Ffyona Campbell is a British long-distance walker who was the first woman to walk around the world; see her 1997 book, The Whole Story: A Walk Around The World.