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BACKPACKER [2 records]

Record 1 2019-11-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tourism
DEF

A person who travels with a backpack.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tourisme
DEF

Personne qui prend la route, voyage et vagabonde librement.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Turismo
DEF

Persona que viaja […] con mochila.

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Record 2 2017-08-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tourist Activities
  • Mountain Sports
DEF

A person who carries his or her gear on his or her back while hiking for more than a day.

OBS

Backpacking as a method of travel is a different activity, which mainly utilizes public transport during a journey which can last months.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Activités touristiques
  • Sports de montagne
DEF

Personne qui transporte sur son dos le matériel dont elle a besoin pour marcher pendant plus d'une journée, sur un parcours de grande randonnée.

OBS

Les termes «excursionniste» et «randonneur» peuvent désigner des personnes utilisant un autre moyen de locomotion que la marche et sur une période plus courte.

Spanish

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