"But that’s the wonderful thing about foreign travel, suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most basic sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross the street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses."
— Bill Bryson, Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe (via universesbetweenus)
(Source: mymangotree, via lavenderlights)
"When people say ‘This is my baby,’ they don’t always mean a baby. Sometimes they mean a dog."
— A Somali student, on what has surprised her most about the United States. (via tastefullyoffensive)
(Source: africandogontheprairie, via tastefullyoffensive)
"Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
I am large, I contain multitudes."
— Walt Whitman (via awelltraveledwoman)
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