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My favourite travel quotes:

Mary Oliver quote

 'Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?' Mary Oliver, poet

Photo: Merde Glace, Chamonix, France July 2015. Photo: Heather Ellis


“To be worth making at all, a journey has to be made in the mind as much as in the world of objects and dimensions.”
Ted Simon - Jupiter's Travels


"You see things vacationing on a motorcycle in a way that is completely different"

Robert Pirsig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance


 “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

Miriam Beard - writer of the first international cultural history of the businessman (1938).


“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe" Anatole France - French poet, journalist, and novelist.


"Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing at all"

Helen Keller - deafblind American novelist and political activist.


"If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration."
Nikola Tesla, inventor, electrical engineer, physist and futurist.