From my earliest days I have felt an urge to travel to distant lands. The study of maps and the perusal of travel books aroused in me a secret fascination that was at times almost irresistible.
~ Alexander Von Humboldt
My motto now is start with a plan then throw it out the window if the occasion demands.
I agree! Some of my best travels have occurred when I threw my plan out the window and serendipity took over.
Architecture is the language in which cities communicate who they are or how they they hope to be seen.
~ Sean Rocha, Travel & Leisure magazine April 2009
I came across this quote in an article this morning by Christopher Elliott and just had to post it.
Travel — and particularly air travel — is the civilian equivalent of waterboarding when you aren’t sitting in first class.
“If you travel in a slow and mindful way, it just enriches your life so much.”
~ Ralph Potts, Vagabonder quoted in National Geographics Traveler
I’m always on the look out for great travel quotes. Surprisingly there aren’t that many that I’ve seen. I received this one from Real Simple in my e-mail and found it so funny, I just had to share it:
A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work.
~ Morris Fishbein
When have you ever wanted to leave your vacation because you yearn for work?