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Travel Thought for the Week of January 10, 2022

“You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.”

– William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830), English writer

Travel Thought for the Week of January 3, 2022

“...a good part of all longing to travel consists in a yearning for people one has never seen, a lust for the new — to look into strange eyes, strange faces, to rejoice in the unknown human types and manners.”

– Thomas Mann, German Novelist, Confessions of Felix Krull, 1954

Travel Thought for the Week of December 13, 2021

“I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.”

– Bill Bryson, Neither Here nor There, 1992

Travel Thought for the Week of November 22, 2021

“Own only what you can carry with you: let your memory be your travel bag.”

– Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), Russian novelist

Travel Thought for the Week of November 15, 2021

“Now travel, and foreign travel more particularly, restores to us what we have lost...at every step, as we proceed, the slightest circumstance amuses and interests. All is new and strange. We surrender ourselves, and feel once again as children.”
– Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855), English poet

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