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Outside Places

Atticus M., Participant

“There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar; it keeps the mind nimble; it kills prejudice, and it fosters humor.” (p. 11) This quote really helps me keep an open mind about new areas of the world....Read More

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Why we travel

Dylan M., Participant

“A man never goes so far as when he doesn’t know where he is going.” (P.7) This is my favorite quote because it is true and just makes sense.   Also, it is thoughtful and it stayed with me....Read More

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My favorite quote

Drew W, Participant

“what gives value to travel is fear” (p.8) I chose this quote because I really connect to it. Whenever I go on a trip, there is always some pre-trip nervousness, but when it’s a new place I am always more nervous. Then, when I go to the place,......Read More

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Why we travel

Callahan G, Participant

“The ideal travel book, should be perhaps a little like a crime story in which you’re in search of something.” – Christopher Isherwood – Where there be dragons core reader I like this quote because it is nice to think about while......Read More

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Why We Travel Response

Henry G, Participant

“Yet for me the first great joy of traveling is simply the luxury of leaving all my beliefs and certainties at home, and seeing everything I thought I knew in a different light, and from a crooked angle.” This really should be what people live......Read More

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Favorite quote

Antonio.T, Participant

Travel in that sense guides us toward a better balance of wisdom and compassion — of seeing the world clearly, and yet feeling it truly. – I thought this was really powerful and true...Read More

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Why we travel quote

Andrew, Participant

The beauty of this whole process was best described, perhaps, before people even took to frequent flying, by George Santayana in his lapidary essay, “The Philosophy of Travel.” We “need sometimes,” the Harvard philosopher wrote, “to escape......Read More

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Favorite Quote

Christopher G., 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.” (p.5) It resonates with me because it shows......Read More

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Travel

Wyatt J, Participant

“The ideal travel book, should be perhaps a little like a crime story in which you’re in search of something.”-Christopher Isherwood This quote resonates with me because I think that everyone should search for something when they travel. The......Read More

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My quote

Julian Greenwood, Participant

“So travel, at heart, is just a quick way to keeping our minds mobile and awake.” I chose this quote because to me, it means that keeping our minds mobile and awake is possible by experiencing how other people live. This could mean by visiting......Read More

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Where There be Dragons- quote

Ricky, Participant

And though some of this is involuntary and tragic — the number of refugees in the world, which came to just 2.5 million in 1970, is now at least 27.4 million. I chose this quote because it made me think about how lucky I am for everything I have......Read More

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A very relatable quote

Ben G., Participant

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves” is a wonderful quote that is deep but at the same time understandable. It tells use to “lose ourselves” or, just relax and don’t worry about anything, and......Read More

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The duty of a traveler

Elliot C, Participant

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” (p. 5) I like this quote because I understand it and relate to it. When I travel, I often lose myself in the culture and really feel like I’m living......Read More

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Welcome to your Yak Board!

Simon Hart, Dragons Admin

Cathedral School for Boys Students and Families, Welcome you to your Cathedral School for Boys and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for our collaborative “Guatemala: Language and Culture” program. In just over two months, you’ll bid farewell......Read More