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Old 05-19-2015, 03:42 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by GFC View Post
This last quote is one I read today. It’s from the June 2015 issue of Power & Motoryachts. It is from the book “Travels with Charley” by John Steinbeck.

“Once a journey is designed, equipped and put into process, a new factor enters and takes over. A trip, a safari an exploration is an entity, different from all other journeys. It has a personality, temperament, individuality, uniquesness.

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policy and coercion are fruitless. We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip, a trip takes us."
This one really resonated with me as well. I really enjoyed that book. If you haven't read it, I recommend it. There's even a heroic tale of how he saved his own boat from a hurricane.

"Fft" - Charley
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