THINGS near us are seen life-size, and distance, while it enchants the imagination, destroys the reality. That is a good
All About Going Abroad by Harry A. Franck Brentano’s, New York (1927) The first obvious question of the prospective
In Morocco by Edith Wharton Overripeness is…the characteristic of this rich and stagnant civilization. Buildings, people, customs, seem all about
It often seemed to me that we were a luxuriously equipped expedition going forth to seek discomfort…But discomfort, after all,
Our democratic age has already provided all of the conditions for easy, universal travel, but this has gone practically unnoticed.
Enjoy the world, travel over it, and learn its ways but do not let it hold you … . To possess
Foreign Devils on the Silk Road by Peter Hopkirk John Murray Among the oasis dwellers of the Taklamakan, strange legends