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Quote from core reader

Owen w, Participant

“In China, after all, people will pay a while week’s wages to eat with Colonel Sanders.” Pico Lyer, Core reader, page 5. This relates to me because I would spend all my money on something I wanted. If you want something, you should try to get......Read More

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Abroad

William Holland, Participant

“Abroad is the place where we stay up late, follow impulse and find ourselves as wide open as when we are in love. We live without a past or future, for a moment at least, and are ourselves up for grabs and open to interpretation. We even may......Read More

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Core Reader Quote

Ben B, Participant

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” Citation:Pico,Lyer (p.5) The quote an obove resonates with me because sometimes I need something to help me focus, something were I can lose myself. Surfing is......Read More

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Findings

Alijah G, Participant

“Thus travel spins us round in two ways at once: It shows us the sights and values and issues that we might ordinarily ignore; but it also, and more deeply, shows us all the parts of ourselves that might otherwise grow rusty. For in traveling to a......Read More

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The quote I relate to

Parker, Participant

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” – Pico Iyer I relate to this quote because I find that this is what happens with me when I travel. I think this quote says it so well too. I often go to a......Read More

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Findings

Alijah G, Participant

“Thus travel spins us round in two ways at once: It shows us the sights and values and issues that we might ordinarily ignore; but it also, and more deeply, shows us all the parts of ourselves that might otherwise grow rusty. For in traveling to a......Read More

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Core Reader quote

Ethan D., Participant

“And if nowhere is quite home, we can be optimists everywhere.” (Pico Iyer) This optimistic mindset is really helpful when you want to get the full experience out of the trip. If you always compare everything to where you live nothing seems......Read More

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Why we travel

Andrew W., Participant

“So, if more and more of us have to carry our sense of home inside us, we also — Emerson and Thoreau remind us — have to carry with us our sense of destination.” – Pico Iyer (p. 11) I like this because when we travel we all want to......Read More

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Quote from Core reader part 1

Oliver H., Participant

“In closed or impoverished places, like Pagan or Lhasa or Havana, we are the eyes and ears of the people we meet, their only contact with the world outside and, very often, the closest, quite literally, they will ever come to Michael Jackson or......Read More

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Abroad

William Holland, Participant

Abroad is the place where we stay up late, follow impulse and find ourselves as wide open as when we are in love. We live without a past or future, for a moment at least, and are ourselves up for grabs and open to interpretation. We even may become......Read More

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Quote that resonates with me

Connor M, Participant

“If a Mongolian restaurant seems exotic to us in Evanston, Ill., it only follows that a McDonald’s would seem equally exotic in Ulan Bator — or, at least, equally far from everything expected.” I am a lover of food and this quote resonates......Read More

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Quote Drake

Drake W, Participant

“Thus travel spins us round in two ways at once.” This is a cool quote bcause it has a deeper meaning....Read More

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Core reader quote

Walter Hansen, Participant

“What gives value to travel is fear” Said Camus. This relates to me because I really like to be uncomfortable in different countries. I use these situations to ajust to the local culture and try and understand the differences between me and the......Read More

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“Why We Travel” Quote

Matthew K, Participant

“‘The ideal travel book,’ Christopher Isherwood once said, ‘should be perhaps a little like a crime story in which you’re in search of something.’ And it’s the best kind of something, I would add, if it’s one that you can never quite......Read More

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Why we travel.

Carter, Participant

“A man never goes so far as when he doesn’t know where he is going.”(p. 7) This is my favorite becuase it is very thoughtful. This quote shows that you have the power to learn and control your experience. This quote is true and it resignates......Read More

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“Why We Travel” quote

Ethan, Participant

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.:” Pg.1. This resonates with me, because losing myself is always something I have tried to do. I hope that during this trip I can find a new part of myself....Read More