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The American hermit whose realm stretches from China to Ireland, on ‘a different way to live’

Ivy League-educated Vietnam veteran Dan Hummel has spent most of the past 46 years alone, dividing his time between the windswept wilds of Ireland’s Atlantic coast and the mountaintop delights of Dali, in Yunnan province, China.

23 Aug 2019 - 6:36AM

Ivy League-educated Vietnam veteran Dan Hummel has spent most of the past 46 years alone, dividing his time between the windswept wilds of Ireland’s Atlantic coast and the mountaintop delights of Dali, in Yunnan province, China.

The American hermit whose realm stretches from China to Ireland, on ‘a different way to live’