So as December 25th looms in New Zealand, I wonder about traditions: about this invisible baggage that’s so often heavier than the backpacks we carry – and a thousand times more valuable than every personal possession inside.
Switching courses is a natural element of every trip; but, I’m realizing, adjusting to a change in direction can be more challenging than any simple ‘go left, now go right’. What causes panic is not so much an unexpected destination, as a fear that this sudden arrival means the journey is over.
There’s something about opening a map in a fresh space and carefully unfolding each square in the center of your vision. It’s the same feeling I get when I unpack […]
May the following travel quotes give us patience through all our delays…