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except in memory

“A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it’s made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there. 150 more words

Quotes

Book Review: Wanderlust

Wanderlust: A Love Affair with Five Continents, by Elisabeth Eaves, is all about the author’s personal travels over a fifteen year time period. It chronicles her life as she crosses continents and dives into new relationships, for her, love and travel are inseparable. 135 more words

The Dreamer

Literature Travels

In a brief aside from osteoarchaeology, I thought I’d focus a quick entry on what I’ve been reading lately as I wait for my arm to heal.   720 more words

Palaeopathology

"In the South Seas", by Robert Louis Stevenson

A few weeks ago, browsing through the travel literature section of a book shop, I found a copy of a book I never knew existed. It was named In the South Seas, and the author was a person who, in my ignorance, I used to associate to those pirate novels that we were (forced to) reading at school. 642 more words

Random Memories

Calling yourself a writer to the middle class can be like coming out of the closet to rednecks.

In 2005 I finished a science degree; this set me up for boring jobs. I was a logical thicker once. At least the job options paid.   279 more words

Writing

Never fear Argentina, the ‘Volunteer Worker’ is here. Travel Literature / Travel Writing

Before I left Buenos Aires, I met two Australian gentlemen who’d lost their bank cards: ‘We’re in a bit of strife,’ they said, ‘We’re wondering if we can wire money to your account?’ 1,614 more words

Travel Writing

Gaston Cavalleri reblogged this on South America Basics: Travel Writing & Travel Guide and commented:

A quality travel narrative from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls.