The real life story of an American hitchhiker, Christopher John McCandless brought onto the silver screen by Sean Penn. A guy who gives up everything and everyone in life to live for self, in a land devoid of fellow human habitation.
Happiness is never real, unless shared
You might also want to read about these people too:
- Carl McCunn (1946 – 1981) was an American wildlife photographer who became stranded in the Alaskan wilderness and eventually committed suicide when he ran out of supplies.
- Everett Ruess (March 28, 1914 – 1934?) was a young artist, poet and writer who explored nature including the High Sierra, California Coast and the deserts of the American southwest, invariably alone. His fate while traveling though a remote area of Utah has been a mystery for many years.
- Richard Louis “Dick” Proenneke (May 4, 1916–April 20, 2003) was a naturalist who lived alone in the high mountains of Alaska at a place called Twin Lakes. Living in a log cabin he constructed by hand, Proenneke made valuable recordings of both meteorological and natural data.