‘It is solved by walking!’
Walking companions, like heroes, are to difficult to pluck out of the crowd of acquaintances. Good dispositions, ready wit, friendly conversation serve well enough by the fireside but they prove insufficient in the field. For there you need transcendentalists- nothing less; you need poets, sages, humorists and natural philosophers..
the Art of Walking
There is nothing in our travels that cannot be bettered by bringing a dog along!