The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the Earth all one’s lifetime. –Mark Twain –Special thanks to Fodor’s Facebook feed for this quote … I’d never seen it before, and now it’s officially a favorite!
So, it’s time to talk about that eternal question – why travel? Or in our case, why travel so much? We’re of average means … there’s certainly no trust fund in our future (is there? IS THERE?), and each of us has been a student at different times during our adventures abroad. Traveling on a …
“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