One of the gladdest moments of human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of routine, the cloak of many cares and the slavery of home, man feels once more happy.
– Richard Burton
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Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.
– Ray Bradbury
One of Nature’s masterpiece, the Lake Cave at Tapolca
A spectacular wonder created by nature in several thousands of years only about 20 meters underground, is the Lake Cave at Tapolca. The approximately 3 kilometer long cave system has been shaped by the unique mixture of cold karst water and a slow gush of thermal water from the deep. Nature being the most resourceful artist, used this special solution through millenniums to carve these extraordinary cave passages by dissolving the limestone deposits. Continue reading “The Captivating Lake Cave at Taploca”
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
– John Hope Franklin
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1050 kilometers away from the North Pole – at Longyearbyen, in Norway
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes sight-seeing.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
– Marcel Proust
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The riches Alexandria has to offer, other than the wondrous Pyramids
We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
– Hilaire Belloc
Alexandria, a former capital for almost 1000 years of today extinct civilizations, that holds more treasures and history that meets the eye.
One of the prettiest cities of the Caribbean – Willemstad, Curaçao
To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.
– Freya Stark
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