Travels and Travails

Exploring the World on Two Wheels and Four

The Thoughtful Journey

“Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.”

- James Madison

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.”

- Mark Twain

“I have wandered all my life, and I have traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.”

- Hilaire Belloc

“It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”

- Ursula K. Le Guin

“This was the moment I longed for every day. Settling at a heavy inn-table, thawing and tingling, with wine, bread, and cheese handy and my papers, books and diary all laid out; writing up the day’s doing, hunting for words in the dictionary, drawing, struggling with verses, or merely subsiding in a vacuous and contented trance while the snow thawed off my boots.”

- Patrick Leigh Farmer

"The world is a great book, of which they who never stir from home read only a page."

- St. Augustine

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”

- Freya Stark


I think I'm quite ready for another adventure.”

                                                                         - Bilbo Baggins and me


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