"But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses."
— Bill Bryson (Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
Other Good Quotes about travel:
- On Adventure
- Returning Home From Vacation
- Let's Get Lost: The Art of Traveling
- More Than Seeing the Sights
Photo: Gregory Han