Archive for February, 2009

No Foreign Lands

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. -by Robert Louis Stevenson

Adventures are Scary

Friday, February 27th, 2009

All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary. -by Sally Ride

Consummate Ass

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad. I speak now, of course, in the supposition that the gentle reader has not been abroad, and therefore is not already a consummate ass. If the case be otherwise, I beg his pardon and extend to him the cordial hand of fellowship and call him brother. -by Mark Twain

Open My Heart

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
Open my heart,
and you will see
Graved inside of it
Italy

-by Robert Browning

Wind of Curiosity

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

May the wind of your curiosity blow you to all ends of the globe, returning you home once the wind is still. -by Anonymous

Child on a Farm

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and dreams of home. -by Carl Burns

Dwelling at Home

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

A gentleman ought to travel abroad, but dwell at home. -by Thomas Fuller

A Single Step

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. -by Confucius

Australia is Like a Party

Friday, February 20th, 2009

To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one’s mother. -by Barry Humphries

Flirting With Life

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying I would stay and love you, but I have to go, this is my station. -by Lisa St. Aubin de Teran