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Travel Quotes For Travellers

Updated on April 9, 2011

Do you have the Travel Bug ?

Travel

 Travel seems to be the one thing many of us from all countries in the world have in common- our love of travel !

Most of us long to see new places - explore something new - For Australians it is the history in the English Castles as we don't have any yet for the English and others they want to see and experience the Australian Outback.

For my start into the next 100 hubs I decided to devote this to travel quotes to inspire everyonre in 2011 to explore somewhere new !

My daughter is off to Thailand & we hope to visit Spain & Greece.

Travel Quotes

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.


Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.


People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them.

Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
Martin Yan

We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.








 Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.”

Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.”

 Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.”

 

Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.”

 

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”

 

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.

I enjoy traveling and recording far-away places and people with my camera. But I also find it wonderfully rewarding to see what I can discover outside my own window. You only need to study the scene with the eyes of a photographer.

Travelling with a tent !

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.

Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you: The world doesn't care all that much if you live or die.          

I got in an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That's a bad place for an argument, because I tried to walk out, and had to slam the flap.




 


Murphys Travel Laws !

 

  1. No flight ever leaves on time unless you are running late and need the delay to make the flight.
  2. If you are running late for a flight, it will depart from the farthest gate within the terminal.
  3. If you arrive very early for a flight, it inevitably will be delayed.
  4. Flights never leave from Gate #1 at any terminal in the world.
  5. If you must work on your flight, you will experience turbulence as soon as you touch pen to paper.
  6. If you are assigned a middle seat, you can determine who has the seats on the aisle and the window while you are still in the boarding area. Just look for the two largest passengers.
  7. Only passengers seated in window seats ever have to get up to go to the lavatory.
  8. The crying baby on board your flight is always seated next to you.
  9. The best-looking woman on your flight is never seated next to you.
  10. The less carry-on luggage space available on an aircraft, the more carry-on luggage passengers will bring aboard.

Travel Jokes

 

Crossing the border

While crossing the US-Mexican border on his bicycle, the man was stopped by a guard who pointed to two sacks the man had on his shoulders. "What's in the bags?", asked the guard.

"Sand," said the cyclist.

"Get them off - we'll take a look," said the guard.

The Cyclist did as he was told, emptied the bags, and proving they contained nothing but sand, reloaded the bags, put them on his shoulders and continued across the border.

Two weeks later, the same thing happened. Again the guard demanded to see the two bags, which again contained nothing but sand. This went on every week for six months, until one day the cyclist with the sand bags failed to appear.

A few days later, the guard happened to meet the cyclist downtown. "Say friend, you sure had us crazy", said the guard. "We knew you were smuggling something across the border. I won't say a word - but what is it you were smuggling?" "Bicycles!"

Tour near glaciers

The following is supposedly a true story relating to an actual guide and his response to questions.

Swiss mountain guides who always do the same trails can get tired answering the same questions over and over. One time an English tourist was giving his guide an especially hard time with silly questions. They were walking through a mountain valley that was strewn with rocks, and the traveler asked, "How did these rocks get here?"

"Sir," said the guide, "they were brought down by a glacier."

The tourist peered up the mountain and said, "But I don't see any glacier."

"Oh, really?" said the guide. "I guess it has gone back for more rocks."

Angry drivers meet

In a very small alley two trucks driving in opposite directions meet.

As the drivers are equally stubborn, neither of them wants to reverse.

They angrily look one at the other.

Finally, one of them picks up a newspaper and starts reading.

The other one politely asks, "When you've finished the paper, will you please bring it over, and let me read it?"


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