The Hiking Artist project by Frits Ahlefeldt

Thoreau’s Walden Revisited

The Banjo player in the little Wood Cabin

The dream about living a simple life far out in the woods hasn’t changed much since 1854, when Henry David Thoreau lived out in the woods and wrote his book “Walden, or Life in the Woods” about living a simple self sustaining and stress free life, off grid and in balance with nature…

The dream is the same but reality has changed a lot

Drawing and Text by Frits Ahlefeldt

The dream of a simple life in the woods – outside office glass façade

Download the drawing here from my project: “Landscapes of Understanding