(Panchosays remarks and paraphrases in parentheses)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. –Henry David Thoreau
(Go with the flow, let the town, the city, the place take you, embrace you.)
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are, otherwise you will miss most of your life. —Buddha
When a traveller returneth home, let him not leave the countries where he hath travelled altogether behind him.
Back home, ideally spend a few days days incognito caressing your memories…don’t let them slip away.) –Francis Bacon
Living [and traveling] is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.
Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.
And, remember the old jingle, “See the USA in your Chevrolet”? Well, this is what we’ve progressed to:
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
(Yes, “foreigners” love to speak and sing in their own language and savor their own cuisine during mealtimes that are “normal” for them.)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. — Danny Kaye
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. –Carl Sagan
I love flying. I’ve been to almost as many places as my luggage. –Bob Hope
I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. –Peter De Vries