A quote (or four)...
If you really want to learn about a country, work there.
-Charles Kuralt, A Life on the Road
It is fatal to know too much at the outset: boredom comes as quickly to the traveler who knows his route as to the novelist who is overcertain of his plot.
-Paul Theroux, To The Ends of the Earth
The "danger" of vagabonding resides in having your eyes opened - in discovering the world as it really is.
-Ed Buryn, Vagabonding in Euopre and North Africa
Listen: we are here on earth to fart around. Don't let anybody tell you any different!
-Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake