“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
The quote from Mark Twain said it all. Many dreamed to travel around the world when they were young, but fell to be the prisoners of their “obligations” as an adult and never set foot outside in any unknown land.
Travel to us is not about sightseeing; it is about the experience, the people and the memory. Reading the guidebook, watching the travel clip and hearing about others’ travel stories do not substitute the sight, the smell and the sense you will experience when you are actually at a place. I recalled a trip trekking down the Bright Angel trail in Grand Canyon; what I experienced can never be captured in any photograph, sound or words known to mankind.
So, let’s pack the bag and Explore, Dream, Discover…