In honor of six years of travel, here are six quotes which explain in detail how to travel the world as long and as far as you desire.
Six years of travel. These years have been glorious, horrible, transformative and borderline unbelievable. Let me tell you the tale … no, there is too much … let me sum up!
Opening my eyes I regained awareness of the world around me. My partner in the ritual, the room around us and even of time itself. The first sensation is of beauty. Beauty beyond comprehension, impossible to describe. I knew I had been connected to that infinite beauty before opening my eyes yet there was no sense of self during that boundless moment, not even the sensation as if I had been asleep. Had it been a few seconds? Minutes? Hours? Days? I could not tell. All of eternity had been contained within that timeless moment. I would have remained within that profound beauty forever were it possible.
The most common question I am asked is, “How did you start traveling the world?” But what everyone really wants to know when they ask this is, “How can I start traveling the world?”
In June 2011 I began my world travels with a journal of my travels, Othalan’s Travels, that was open ended and uncertain as the origin of my trip. It served its purpose at the time yet it was doomed to stagnation and eventual abandonment for one simple reason