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The Death of Our Love Affair With the Road.

In the near future the self-driving car will be the only thing you will be able to find on the showroom of new car dealership. For myself and all those car enthusiast this will kill the very reason we fell in love the automobile in the first place, the joy of driving. 691 more words

Day 250

Today I am grateful for feet up after a long, wonderful weekend.

I’m home sweet home, with pj’s on and feet up, after a long, fabulous weekend of road trip fun. 29 more words


The Philosophy of Travel

We need sometimes to escape into open solitudes, into aimlessness, into the moral holiday of running some pure hazard, in order to sharpen the edge of life, to taste hardship, and to be compelled to work desperately for a moment, no matter what – 

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Overall, subjective rating for Montana: 8.5 (me) 8 (Daniel)

Compiled from my notes and lasting impressions

Day 1 on the road: July 27, 2015… 498 more words

The Open Road

The All-American/All-Canadian Road Trip is still happening. Christopher Varley and his wife Sandra Shaul went for a long drive this summer – from TORONTO to Chicago to Brandon, Manitoba – and then back home through Canada.

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The settled find the traveller unsettling; a source of curiosity but also of potential danger.

Throughout history, settled societies have had both a deep curiosity for but also deep suspicion of travelling communities.

There was excitement when the circus or the fun fair came to town.   423 more words

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Blurry Lines

He was cute. Smiling at me with those big browns, a scruffy chin like my Daddy used to have. He would do, at least for a night. 650 more words

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