A person who accepts that they are without a permanent lodging
and chooses to travel from place to place with the purpose of not becoming attached to anyone or anywhere thus avoiding commitment and responsibility. Age gender and wealth are not an influence to a genuine 'drifter'.
The itinerary for the drifter is north some days with an open ended no final destination. There are many drifters posting their information on Facebook. The true purest drifters don't need handouts our couches to surf at friends places. They make they way with useful skills.