the (life) journey
With all the body senses required, walking is an active, focused and concentrated action. Waking is, to me, meditative.
So yes, traveling is not (financially) cheap, especially if you take yourself as a trader. But if you treat your travel as an investment, the life-changing experience is a return that is immeasurable to any currencies in the world.
A once very traditional and self-supported community, Sasak people today strive against the impact of tourism: commercialism.