Monday, April 27, 2015

“There are map people whose joy is to lavish more attention on the sheets of colored paper than on the colored land rolling by.”

“Another kind of traveler requires to know in terms of maps exactly where he is pinpointed every moment, as though there were some kind of safety in black and red lines, in dotted indications and squirming blue of lakes and the shadings that indicate mountains. It is not so with me. I was born lost and take no pleasure in being found.”

—John Steinbeck

“Travels With Charley: In Search of America.”

1 comment:

  1. Tio, Travels with Charley was one of the seminal reads that formed my wanderlust as an elementary school kid. I am always happier going "the other way", and seeing territory I haven't seen before, and small towns and local history. To wit: