He survived leukemia. Now he hitchhikes around the world in a wheelchair.


A lot of people say they want to travel the world. But the fact is, life gets in the way. Most people who say they want to travel never get much further than an all-too-brief vacation. Albert Casals could have easily pleaded his excuse: that he battled leukemia, and the chemotherapy left him permanently bound to a wheel chair.

He didn’t.

Now Casals has been circling the world for eight years, hitchhiking his way through 75 countries. And he doesn’t have a dollar to his name. What’s your excuse?