Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Travel Is...

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones ~Anne Sophie Swetchine

Monday, July 30, 2007

A Change

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. ~Miriam Beard

Friday, July 27, 2007

A Guest

A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly. ~Homer

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Journeys End

Journeys end in lovers meeting. ~William Shakespeare

Painting by: Brian Kershisnik

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

A Traveler

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. ~G. K. Chesterton

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

My Travels

My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunities. ~Diana Ross

Monday, July 23, 2007

Whole Sky

You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo tube.
~Japanese Saying

Friday, July 20, 2007


The only journey is the one within.. ~Rainer Maria Rilke

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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Fork in the Road

If you come to a fork in the road take it. ~Yogi Berra

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

My Favorite Thing

My favorite thing is to go where I've never been. ~Diane Arbus

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Encountered Myself

I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself. ~James Baldwin

Monday, July 16, 2007

Like Marriage

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. ~John Steinbeck

Friday, July 13, 2007

New Eyes

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ~Marcel Proust

Thursday, July 12, 2007

I See My Path

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it. ~Rosalia de Castro

Photo by: Miguel

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Americans Abroad

Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages. ~Dave Barry

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Traveled the Road

Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep. ~Chinese Proverb

Monday, July 09, 2007

Become Friends

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends. ~Maya Angelou

Friday, July 06, 2007

No Fixed Plans

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

The More You Ask

The more you ask how much longer it will take, the longer the journey seems. ~Maori Saying

Happy Independence Day to those who celebrate it!

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

One's Destination

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. ~Henry Miller

Monday, July 02, 2007

Like My Shoes

My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong. ~Mother Jones