Travel Quote Tuesday | Of Bold Spirit

Marine Iguana, Santiago Island, Galapagos

“The smaller the creature, the bolder its spirit.” ~ Suzy Kassem Not technically a travel quote, this one, but it puts me in mind of many of the creatures I’ve encountered on wildlife holidays. Seeing wild animals living their lives in their natural habitats is a truly immense privilege. There’s something very life-affirming about watching ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | The First Step

“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.” ~ Mme. Du Deffand I have never found travel daunting, most likely because I was born into a family that loves to travel, and have done so all my life. Pete had travelled hardly at all when we met, so for him, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | The Bizarre

The Quingshui Cliffs in Taiwan

“Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as ‘the bizarre’. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else.” ~ Mary Ritter Beard This quote brings to mind a thought from Vera Nazarian, which I shared back in May; the reminder to consider that, wherever we are, ... Read more »