Archive for May, 2010

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones. -by Anne Sophie Swetchine

To be on a quest

Friday, May 14th, 2010

To be on a quest is nothing more or less than to become an asker of questions. -by Sam Keen

People travel to faraway places to watch

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. -by Dagobert D. Runes

Nature is all the body of God we mortals will ever see.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Nature is all the body of God we mortals will ever see. -by Frank Lloyd Wright

Briskly venture, briskly roam.

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Keep not standing fixed and rooted. Briskly venture, briskly roam. -by Goethe

dedicated to the proposition that travel seeds understanding

Monday, May 10th, 2010

I have been dedicated to the proposition that travel seeds understanding, and that understanding nurtures open-mindedness and compassion – and that these pave the pathway to peace and progress. -by Don George

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world

Friday, May 7th, 2010

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. -by Robert Louis Stevenson

Dream big, and dare to fail.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Dream big, and dare to fail. -by Norman Vaughan

enjoy the reverse culture shock of returning to the perfect normalcy of home

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

While I relish the culture shock of being in an exotic, faraway place, I also enjoy the reverse culture shock of returning to the perfect normalcy of home. As if easing from my traveling lifestyle into my home lifestyle, I still function out of my toiletries kit for a few days before completely unpacking. The simplicity of living out of a single bag slowly succumbs to the complexity of living out of a walk-in closet in a big house with light switches and an entertainment system I’ve yet to master. -by Rick Steves

that is not what ships are for

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

A ship is safe at harbor, but that is not what ships are for. -by William Shedd