There is something to be said for solitary journeys. Every long trip taken alone has the potential to turn us into a different someone. Hours alone in thought. Time away from the familiar. The almost sedative background drone of churning engine parts and the hypnotic rickety-rick of steel wheels turning over rail tracks. On long […]
True Lord of the Rings, J.R.R Tolkien wrote: “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall […]
Sometimes. Maybe this holds true some times. I’ve travelled with people I love, travelled to meet people I love and shared journeys with people I don’t particularly like. Could be the me I am, maybe I rub people the wrong way up, but I sometimes feel differently about travel companions on the way home than […]
The adventure of the journey is usually more fun than the holiday. Vacations are great: good weather, relaxation and…. books and bars and restaurants! Why do we leave it until we are totally exhausted before we go on holiday?