Pyramids!! December 17th 2008 “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson
I finally made it to the pyramids!! They were exactly what I imagined and more. I LOVED THEM! The day was so great it felt like it was my birthday. I felt like it was such an accomplishment to finally make it to the place where I've ... read more
Africa » Egypt The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
Traveling - It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home, family and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things.
What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you.
It demonstrates that all people, no matter where they're from, cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may ... full info