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Lingering and leaving

As of this week, I’m about a month into my long trip. These couple of weeks contain some important milestones – the end of the first month of my trip, the end of my time in Colombia, and the end of my 28th year. 497 more words


Salut / Prost / Santé / Skål / Saúde / Cheers ... To You

I looked around the dinner table and took note: England, Canada, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Australia, Finland, the Netherlands, the United States.  Every person sitting here is from a different country.   1,429 more words


The inauthenticity of travel: accepting the mundanity of experience

This trip has made me think a lot about what people from reasonably affluent countries like Australia, who have mustered together the coins to travel, want from their experiences and what that might say about them. 1,888 more words

Seeking New Landscapes and Having New Eyes: A Reminder of Why I Travel

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust). 

Six weeks ago, I probably wouldn’t have been writing this post. 2,033 more words

Travel Philosophy

Worth Waiting For

I can admit now, six weeks into my trip, that I came into this journey with a completely broken heart.  I didn’t know it at the time though.   458 more words


Simply A Kite

“… But I’m a kite that floats in the sky
I thought that I was free under the shining light… “

the band apart, … 414 more words

Afterthought Of Traveling

Oh, The Places You'll Go......And The People You'll Meet

Dr Seuss missed a trick there. It’s true that the more you learn, the more places you’ll go….but he forgot to add that when you go places, you inevitably meet people.  1,067 more words

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