Strangers, Friends and Free world travel..

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  1. sugz profile image74
    sugzposted 8 years ago

    Everytime I turn my computer on, I travel to yet another place on this earth.. for FREE.. Each home I visit, each person i meet takes the time to acknowledge a few words here and there. It doesn't cost them anything to come and have a coffee with me, nor me with them.. Sharing a few yarns, sorrows and laughs. Some need comfort, others like to debate, others need guidance, but for what ever reason..
    The world is full of computeres and everyone at some stage of their day, will start the computer, open a page, a thread or a Hub and all the while they've dropped into someone else's home without intruding.. and have a cuppa at exactly the same time as another..

    So.. Pull up a chair an stay a while... have a coffee and a chat and meet as many people as you can just from that comfy chair..


    let's face it.. strangers are only friends we have never met..

    How many 'friends' have you visted today?

    1. Joe Badtoe profile image61
      Joe Badtoeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's very warm and deep and as a practicing imbecile I need time to understand such kind and considerate thoughts!!

      Never met a bad Kiwi and I've bumped into a few on my travels. Stayed in Auckland a couple of years ago and travelled around for a few days. Love NZ love the slowness and the relaxed feel and so many great independent cafe's!!

      1. sugz profile image74
        sugzposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        yeah it's pretty kewl over here.
        i'm good at making people 'think' seems to be one of my traits, but i'm not complaining about it.. it can be a lot of fun especially when people realise how significant it really is about how many people they meet yet don't take notice of what country or town or walk of like they're from..

        i've been 'poota travelin for years hehe

        1. tthudium profile image61
          tthudiumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I live in Missouri. I would also like to say that everyone in the world isn't nice... but most people are if you be nice to them.

          1. sugz profile image74
            sugzposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            this is true, an hi from NZ..  we are all here for a reason, a season or a lifetime.. it's up to each of us what we want out of it. . and me, well, i just lvoe meeting new people and hopefully get them to smile especially if they've had a bad day smile

  2. sugz profile image74
    sugzposted 8 years ago

    let us know where you're from..

    ust how many different country residents are on this site?

    how many nationalities?

    how many are now friends?

    how many have smiled at the thought of meeting lots strangers through this little bit of free travel???

 
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