Sunday, November 22, 2009

Travel Quotes and Award

I was just reading Michelloui's blog Mid - Atlantic English an expat blog, she's an American in the UK and has a great blog, she is having a giveaway with a cute biscuit tin she is going to fill with British biscuits or cookies here!

She had amazing travel quotes listed and I couldn't resist sharing them:

1. There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. Robert Louis Stevenson

2. All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And
if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. Samuel Johnson

3. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry Miller

4. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine

5. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. Freya Stark

6. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

7. To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. Bill Bryson

8. Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by. Robert Frost

9. There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it. Charles Dudley Warner

10. No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. Lin Yutang

11. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. James Michener

12. Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. Benjamin Disraeli

13.Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. Paul Theroux

14. When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. Clifton Fadiman

15. Not all those who wander are lost. J. R. R. Tolkien

The lovely Claudia of Journey of an Italian Cook, has given me the friends award, if you haven't visited her blog be sure to its wonderful she just posted a pumpkin mascarpone pie!

What's your Favorite Travel quote?


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