Category Archives: travel quotes

Nothing is Better for Self-Esteem than Survival

“We can’t all be Marco Polo or Freya Stark but millions of us are travellers nonetheless.  The great travellers, living and dead, are in a class by themselves, unequalled professionals.  We are amateurs and though we too have our moments … Continue reading

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You are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be

“As I look back on the trip now, as I try to sort out fact from fiction, try to remember how I felt at that particular time, or during that particular incident, try to relive those memories that have been … Continue reading

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Constantly Astounded by the World–travel quote

       “That evening, sitting at the bar with the MTV winners, I began talking about a record I had as a kid.  It was called “Bozo Under the Sea.”  Bozo met all kinds of fish who could talk, and occasionally … Continue reading

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The standpoint of a middle-aged woman

“I found a good horse in a corral in Thirs Street; black, with white fetlocks, slender and well made, and with quite a good canter.  How different everything is from the standpoint of a middle-aged woman.  In the old days, … Continue reading

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