Sunrise Thoughts of Travel Over Coffee

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The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway. ~Henry Boye
I was having a coffee with the gang enjoying another Gibsonton sunrise when talk turned to why we travel. How we like to travel & the different types of travel.  Here are some of our thoughts.  Or I might have been another one of those Dam Flash Backs, do they ever go away?  Either way Enjoy what the gang has to say about the passion we share at TravBuddy!! I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.  ~Lord Dunsany

Look for the reason to go not excuses to stay home! ~Old School Bill

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.  ~Elizabeth Drew

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.  ~St.
We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~Hilaire Belloc
 Augustine

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel's sake.  The great affair is to move.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.  Then take half the clothes and twice the money.  ~Susan Heller

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.  ~Charles Kuralt, On the Road With Charles Kuralt

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.  ~Lao Tzu

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.  ~Anatole France

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. ~Aldous Huxley
  ~Lin Yutang

Ravel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.  ~Seneca

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience.  The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.  He goes "sight-seeing."  ~Daniel J. Boorstin

It is not down in any map; true places never are.  ~Herman Melville

What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds.  When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then.  People don't have your past to hold against you.  No yesterdays on the road.  ~William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad. ~George Bernard Shaw
  ~G.K. Chesterton

To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.  ~Charles Horton Cooley

Plans should be Short, Simple & Easily Disposed Of! ~Old School Bill And that's the wonderful thing about family travel:  it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind.  ~Dave Barry

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.  ~Mason Cooley

Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage.  ~Regina Nadelson

I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport. ~George Winters
  ~Lillian Smith

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.  ~Ray Bradbury

There are only two emotions in a plane:  boredom and terror.  ~Orson Welles

Now I know why they tell you to put your head between your knees on crash landings.  You think you're going to kiss your ass good-bye.  ~Terry Hanson

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.  ~Mark Twain

I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.  ~Jean Kerr, "Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall," The Snake Has All the Lines, 1958 In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children.  ~Robert Benchley

Just get on any major highway, and eventually it will dead-end in a Disney parking area large enough to have its own climate, populated by large nomadic families who have been trying to find their cars since the Carter administration.
The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before. ~G.K. Chesterton
  ~Dave Barry

 You reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.  ~James Michener

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.  ~George Winters

I met a lot of people in Europe.  I even encountered myself.  ~James Baldwin

Reservations & Schedules should be kept to an absolute minimum! ~ Old School Bill

Whenever we safely land in a plane, we promise God a little something.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before.  ~G.K. Chesterton The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.  ~George Ade, Forty Modern Fables

I did not fully understand the dread term "terminal illness" until I saw Heathrow for myself.
Reservations & Schedules should be kept to an absolute minimum! ~ Old School Bill
  ~Dennis Potter, 1978

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.  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

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.  ~George Bernard Shaw

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.  ~Caskie Stinnett

A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between countries, so the officials can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly.  ~Lemony Snicket

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
It is not down in any map; true places never are. ~Herman Melville
  ~Aldous Huxley

The traveler sees what he sees.  The tourist sees what he has come to see.  ~G.K. Chesterton

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.  ~Hilaire Belloc

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.  ~Benjamin Disraeli

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.  ~Henry Boye
dallastexas says:
Pics reminded me of many evenings I spent on beaches of Santa Monica watching sunset. Great pics
Posted on: Oct 18, 2009
jenyenh says:
great photos! love it
Posted on: Mar 07, 2009
gejah says:
i really like this!!!
Posted on: Mar 07, 2009
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