“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill, an Australian Football Player
“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta, a Moroccan explorer of Berber descent, who is widely recognised as one of the greatest travelers of all time.
(The above quotes were posted in a Couchsurfer host’s profile who is from Kolkata, India)
“Not all those who wander are lost.” — J. R. R. Tolkien
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ”
– Printed on the T-shirt of a Polish biking couple Artur and Karolina whom we met in Hue, VietnAm and who are biking around Asia for a year.
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” — Saint Augustine
As a DAD of 3 children, I hope the above will not be true for my 3 children. I can already see in my 3 teenagers some of the warning signs shown in the above message. My hope is that when they are at age 70, they would feel that they had not let precious opportunities slip away in their relationship with me and for me that I took hold of these precious moments when they are growing up.