Travel Quote Tuesday | Travel Is Life-Changing

“Travel is life-changing. That's the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It's all true. Self-transformation is what I sought and what I found.” Elisabeth Eaves

“Travel is life-changing. That’s the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It’s ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | What Were They Thinking?

The Temples of Baalbek in Lebanon: “One of the things that I love to do is travel around the world and look at archaeological sites. Because archaeology gives us an opportunity to study past civilizations, and see where they succeeded and where they failed. Use science to, you know, work backwards and say, 'Well, really, what were they thinking?'” Nathan Myhrvold

“One of the things that I love to do is travel around the world and look at archaeological sites. Because archaeology gives us an opportunity to study past civilizations, and see where they succeeded and where they failed. Use science to, you know, work backwards and say, ‘Well, really, what were they thinking?’” ~Nathan Myhrvold ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | A Single Step

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Confucius Surely one of the most famous of Confucius‘ sayings, this is a metaphor for life. When an undertaking seems daunting, impossible, overwhelming… breaking it down into small steps makes it easier to start. You just have to take the first one, it’s small ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | The Desire To Fly

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air.” Wilbur Wright

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who… looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space… on the infinite highway of the air.” ~ Wilbur Wright How can we – humans – look at the birds soaring above and not yearn to fly? It’s an obvious desire, I ... Read more »