To Really Get to Know a Place, You Have to Walk It

Escaping our cars is necessary to developing an intimate knowledge of our world.

Craig Axford
5 min readMay 14, 2022

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Photo by Tyler Nix on Unsplash

We live in a car culture. I was reminded of this recently when a potential landlord in the small town of Moab, Utah raised doubts about my ability to make it here without an automobile. I pointed out that I had walked from one end of the town to…

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Craig Axford

M.A. in Environment and Management and undergraduate degrees in Anthropology & Environmental Studies. Living in Moab, Utah. A generalist, not a specialist.