Last updated on May 20th, 2017 at 10:25 am
This fellow’s intention was to warm our hearts, and damn if he hasn’t succeeded:
A man who planned to walk from Bristol to India without any money has quit, after getting as far as Calais, France.
Bristol to Calais would only be about 200 miles.
Mark Boyle, 28, who set out four weeks ago with only T-shirts, a bandage and sandals, hoped to rely on the kindness of strangers for food and lodging.
But, because he could not speak French, people thought he was free-loading or an asylum seeker.
They were right about the freeloading. Read on to learn that Mr Boyle is a former organic food company boss who doesn’t believe in money and is scared by French people.