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

 

 

 

 

Photo and post by: Simon Vaughan





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. 54

30 09 2008

“Let’s go this way.”  “No, let’s go this way.”  “No…”   (Rock hyrax, Serengeti)

 

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”

 

– Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Photo and post by:  Simon Vaughan





Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 75

24 09 2008

“Are you sure we’re going the right way? And what does ‘anthropomorphise’ mean any way?”    (Antarctic)

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”  
 – Ernest Hemingway

  

Photo and post:  Simon Vaughan





Travel Words of Wisdom – No. 8

9 09 2008

“There’s never a zebra crossing when you need one.”         (Amboseli, Kenya)

“Some roads aren’t meant to be travelled alone”

Proverb

 

 

Photo and post by: Simon Vaughan