Travel Words of Wisdom: No. 13

8 05 2009

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“Graffiti is still graffiti young man…now clean it off and go to your room!” (Bushman rock art, Namibia)

 

 

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.”
 
 

 

John Hope Franklin

 

 

Photo and post by:  Simon Vaughan © 2009

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Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 17

10 04 2009

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      “Quick, I think I’ve been spotted.”                      (cheetah, Masai Mara, Kenya)

 

 

 

“He travels the fastest who travels alone.”

 

Rudyard Kipling

 

 

 

Photo and post by:  Simon Vaughan





Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 26

27 11 2008

“Dear Diary, Day 4: Fell off my stool again…”         (Mgahinga, Uganda)

 

 

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.


Oscar Wilde

 

 

 

 

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Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 12

29 10 2008

 “I would rather describe it as rustic.”                  (Nyika Plateau, Malawi)

 

 

“If the room’s $29.95, skip the complimentary breakfast.”

 

         Gary Mule Deer

 

 

 

Photo and post by: Simon Vaughan

 

 

(answer to yesterday’s Spot the Imposter: Venice on left, Vegas on right)





Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 14

21 10 2008

“When did they say they’d have it fixed?”   (abandoned whaling ship, Antarctic)

 

 “A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.”


– Lao Tzu

 

 

 

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Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 30

14 10 2008

Turn left at the lavender floe, right at the purple berg, and straight…  (Antarctica)

 

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.”
  
– Rosalia de Castro

 

 

 

Photo and post by:  Simon Vaughan





Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 20

7 10 2008

I feel so alien.                     (Wycliffe Well, Northern Territory, Australia)

 

 “The traveller sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”
 – G. K. Chesterton

 

 

 

 

Photo and post by:  Simon Vaughan