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#12 - Reflections

All Around, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2004-08-06
I have removed #12 - Reflections at the request of the Raincock family.

If you would like a copy of this chapter, please contact me via email at davidmlawrence@yahoo.com . . . more

#11 - Lebanon and Turkey

Lebanon and Turkey, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2004-07-16
HE WHO STAYS AT HOME BESIDE HIS HEARTH AND IS CONTENT WITH THE INFORMATION WHICH HE MAY ACQUIRE CONCERNING HIS OWN REGION, CANNOT BE ON THE SAME LEVEL AS ONE WHO DIVIDES HIS LIFE SPAN BETWEEN DIFFERENT LANDS, AND SPENDS HIS DAYS JOURNEYING IN SEARCH OF PRE . . . more

#10 - Jordan and Syria

#10 - Jordan and Syria, Syria - wanderlust: 2004-06-04
BEAR IN MIND THAT THE SPECIAL ADVANTAGE OF VAGABONDING IS THE EXPERIENCE OF NOT REALLY KNOWING WHAT HAPPENS NEXT, WHICH YOU CAN OBTAIN AT BARGAIN RATES IN ALL CASES. THIS KIND OF HAPPY UNCERTAINTY KEEPS YOU IN THE QUI VIVE, THE BEST STANCE FOR SEEING AND L . . . more

#9 - Egypt

Egypt, Egypt - wanderlust: 2004-02-16
I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you only have the most rudimentary sense of how . . . more

#8 - Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Ethiopia - wanderlust: 2004-01-27
Travelers learn not just foreign customs and curious cuisines and unfamiliar beliefs and novel forms of government. They learn, if they are lucky, humility. Experiencing on their sense a world different from their own, they realize their provincialism and . . . more

#7 - Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda

Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2003-12-11
"What, then, is a traveling mind-set?Receptivity might be said to be its chief characteristic. Receptive, we approach new places with humility. We carry with us no rigid ideas about what is or is not interesting. We irritate locals because we stand in traf . . . more

#6 - Malawi

Malawi, Malawi - wanderlust: 2003-11-03

Confused how I arrived in Malawi from Mozambique? A large number of people did not receive Wanderlust #5 - Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia. Click on http://wanderlust.on.journeyfile.com/ for economic lessons in hyperinflation, sinking Mokoros, and Bru . . . more

#5 - Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia

Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia, Zimbabwe - wanderlust: 2003-10-14
# 5 Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia

THE PRACTICE OF SOULFUL TRAVEL IS TO DISCOVER THE OVERLAPPING POINT BETWEEN HISTORY AND EVERYDAY LIFE, THE WAY TO FIND THE ESSENCE OF EVERY PLACE, EVERY DAY: IN THE MARKETS, SMALL CHAPELS, OUT-OF-THE-WAY PARKS, . . . more

#4 - Drakensberg and Mozambique

Drakensberg and Mozambique, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2003-09-18
WE TRAVEL, INITIALLY, TO LOSE OURSELVES; AND WE TRAVEL, NEXT, TO FIND OURSELVES. WE TRAVEL TO OPEN OUR HEARTS AND EARS AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WORLD THAN OUR NEWSPAPERS WILL ACCOMMODATE. WE TRAVEL TO BEARING WHAT LITTLE WE CAN, IN OUR IGNORANCE AND KNOW . . . more

#3 - Garden Route

Garden Route, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2003-08-12
TRAVEL DOES WHAT GOOD NOVELISTS ALSO DO TO THE LIFE OF EVERYDAY, PLACING IT LIKE A PICTURE IN ITS FRAME OR A GEM IN ITS SETTING, SO THAT THE INTRINSIC QUALITIES ARE MADE MORE CLEAR. TRAVEL DOES THIS WITH THE VERY STUFF THAT EVERYDAY LIFE IS MADE OF, GIVING . . . more

#2 - Cape Town

Cape Town, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2003-07-26
FOR AS LONG AS PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WRITING ABOUT THEIR JOURNEYS, THEY HAVE BEEN TELLING TALES OF THE STRANGE AND THE WONDROUS, OF THE TEDIOUS AND THE ANNOYING, OF THE SIGNS OF PAST GRANDEUR, OF THE PETTY NUISANCES OF TRAVEL, OF THEIR ENCOUNTERS WITH DANGER, O . . . more

#1 - Wanderlust

Inspiration, Multi-Country - wanderlust: 2003-06-23
I have been living in Miami for the past 3 years and life has treated me well. I worked for a wireless technology company while traveling throughout Latin America, befriended people from all over the globe, became an avid kiteboarder, and for those who vi . . . more


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