~Wanderlust (n.) – Origin: German – Definition: A strong, innate, impulse or desire to travel the world.
“Life is a voyage that’s homeward bound. Stay on the right path. He that has patience may compass anything.” ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. ~ Stephan Hawking
Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer. Leopards, cobras, monkeys, rivers and trees; they all served as my teachers when I lived as a wanderer in the Himalayan foothills. ~ Radhanath Swami
“She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing “yes” in the sky.” ~
“In order to see birds, it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” ~Robert Lynd.
Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. ~Ibn Battuta
Still one of my favorite of all time quotes.
Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. ~ Anthony Bourdain