Archive for July, 2011

When you travel by plane your soul is always a day behind

Friday, July 29th, 2011

When you travel by plane your soul is always a day behind. -by William Gibson

We now no longer camp as for a night

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven. -by Henry David Thoreau

We are all desperately in love with this troubled yet beautiful city

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

We are all desperately in love with this troubled yet beautiful city. -by Mayor Landrieu on New Orleans

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. -by Mason Cooley

Travel is the metaphor that helps us understand the shared intent

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Travel is the metaphor that helps us understand the shared intent: the freedom to spend our days doing what we’d like. -by Christine Gilbert

look upon the world as it’s framed in the window of a moving vehicle

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

To look, really look upon the world as it’s framed in the window of a moving vehicle is to become a child again. -by Leigh Hunt

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. -by Samuel Johnson

There are places that you go to, and once is enough

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

There are places that you go to, and once is enough. And then there is Napoli. -by John Turturro in “Passione”

The three most exciting sounds

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

The three most exciting sounds are of anchor chains, plane motors, & train whistles. -by George Bailey

The fastest way to travel is to be there already.

Monday, July 18th, 2011

The fastest way to travel is to be there already. -by Terry Pratchett