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People can take off in search of freedom and adventure. Extended trips are best done when young before responsibilities like careers, mortgages and family dependants. Still many people have a cabin at the lake of simply go hiking for a little while. Christopher McCandless, from the book and film "Into the Wild", renounced his college life and his own family. He went out to "suck the marrow" out of life. Unfortunately he died in Alaska but he did have many Huck-like traits.