Mountain Flock

When a pass becomes an im-passe

This year’s Tour de France took a de-tour





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Wander often
Wonder always - Unknown

Birds of a feather flock together. - English Proverb

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. - Paul Theroux

A wise traveler never despises his own country. - Carlo Goldoni

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. - William Shakespeare

God writes comedy but sometimes has a slow audience. - Garrison Keillor

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Moliere

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. - Ovid

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes. - James A. Froude

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb

I don't own a camera, so I travel with a police sketch artist. - George Carlin

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery. Drive fast and join the scenery. - Douglas Horton

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. - Lao-tzu

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. - Robert Louis Stevenson

If you can't sleep do not count the sheep, worship the Shepherd. - Unknown

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. - John de Paola

The slow motion replay doesn't show how fast the ball was traveling. - Richard Benaud

Character builds slowly but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness. - Faith Baldwin

In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children. - Robert Benchley

An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep. - Arab Proverb

Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow. - Chinese Proverb

As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. - John Green

If you get melted chocolate all over your hands, you're eating it too slowly. - Unknown

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

You can't possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven's Seventh and go slow. - Oscar Levant

While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put. - Anne Tyler

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. - Benjamin Disraeli

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

He who would arrive at the appointed end must follow a single road and not wander through many ways. - Seneca

There ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. - Mark Twain

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. - Robert Louis Stevenson

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off. - Woody Allen

Every street in London has a camera, and if you ever travel up the M4, it feels as if George Orwell should be your chauffeur. - Don McCullin

As a travel writer I've specialized in gritty, fearful destinations, the kind of places that make a reader's hair stick on end. - Tahir Shah

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. - John F Kennedy

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. - Clifton Fadiman

Integrity will take a leader farther than any other quality. If you would travel far and do much as a leader, never compromise your integrity. - John C Maxwell


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23-Nov-2017