Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes – Going Somewhere Slowly

Travel quotes have inspired and motivated me. It still does. But sometimes a travelling moment - at the right place and the right time -  inspire me to scribble down a few thoughts of my own.
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"Stop, get out and tune in to those along your journey."
-Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

April 2014, Swartberg Pass.

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"Easy roads will lead to the ordinary; detours and unknown gravel will take you to the extraordinary."
-Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Langkloof, March 2016.

IMG_20160213_145005"You are you. Brilliantly, uniquely you. With enough heart and plenty of soul 
to create your own idea, story and goal." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Victoria Bay, 13 February 2016.

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"Allow the JOURNEY to find the path, to make the detour, to lead the way." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Gimhae Airport, South Korea, 18 November 2015.

Wat Rong Khun White Temple

"Today I opened my eyes to a harmonious reflection of the universe's perfection." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Chiang Rai, 20 October 2015.

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"To see a country's future, look to the sky. To understand a country's past, look to your feet - the floor, the path, the soil - where history has walked before you." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Singapore, 8 October 2015.

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"You can't rush nature. Beautiful things take time." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Blyde River Canyon, 1 October 2015.

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"A middle-of-nowhere destination always leads to a middle-of-somewhere appreciation." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Somewhere on the N1, 24 September 2015.

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"Individuality is the key to a city's mind!"
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Maboneng, Johannesburg, South Africa. July 2015.

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"Just smile, you don't need a reason."
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Willowmore, South Africa. June 2015

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For World Environment Day 2015.

"Handle with care. Be gentle".
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

South Africa, June 2015.

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"The voice of the ocean allows you to tune out the voice of the world."
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Storms River National Park, South Africa. May 2015

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"Spending time in nature is never a waste of time." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Kruger National Park, South Africa. 22 April 2015.

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"Rain is nature's way of telling us to slow down and watch." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Pulau Pangkor, Malaysia. 11 April 2015.

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"When you visit religious sites and witness religious events you allow the country and culture to communicate with you. Listen." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 1 April 2015.

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"This is a moment of happiness." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Nepal. 17 March 2015.

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"Travel Tip: You can trust a travel partner who drinks coffee." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 28 February 2015.

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"You don't need a lot to make a difference...you just need a little bit of yourself."
-Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

SAMREC, Port Elizabeth, March 2016.

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"Ear on the ground, listen to the world's sound. Heartbeats, whispers and rhythm, all part of the journey within".
- Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Port Elizabeth, 27 February 2016.

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"Watch how the wind transforms the shape of the sand and know:
Change is inevitable,
Change is possible." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Gamtoos, 31 December 2015.

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"You need the broken pieces; it's undeniably part of the bigger picture." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Ayutthaya, 26 October 2015.

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"This is where inner-peace becomes loud. Overwhelmingly loud. Overwhelmingly beautiful." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Bangkok, 15 October 2015.

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"There is always an end to a road trip but sometimes you're lucky enough that the "this is it", is not the end." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

#MeetSouthAfrica
O.R. Tambo International Airport, 2 October 2015.

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"When you silence your mind you will hear her voice. Mother Nature." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Graaff-Reinet, 25 September 2015.

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"Where there is water there is an affair with PEACE!" - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Port Elizabeth, 14 September 2015.

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"History brings out a country's colours!"
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa. June 2015.

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"It's breathtaking. It's colourful. It's diverse. It's complicated. It's hopeful. It's South Africa. And it's ours."
Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly

Donkin Reserve Port Elizabeth, South Africa, June 2015.

(I wrote 2009...Don't know where my head was at that moment!)

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"Sometimes if you look closely, you'll find something beautiful where there is nothing." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Cradock, South Africa. 30 April 2015.

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"You are the captain of your boat. Steer it in the direction of your dreams." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly. 

Melaka, Malaysia. 13 April 2015.

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"A country breathes at street markets and around food stalls...
Here you get a local taste and feel of the place you're visiting." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Penang, Malaysia. 7 April 2015.

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"I woke up thankful today. Thankful that through this opportunity to travel I get to:
Experience, see, hear, understand and observe other cultures, other religions, other people.
Today I woke up thankful for the opportunity I have to open my mind." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Bhaktapur, Nepal. 26 March 2015.

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"To travel is to appreciate everything you can see, hear, touch, taste, smell and feel." - Anje, Going Somewhere Slowly.

Pokhara, Nepal. 12 March 2015.

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"A journey of a thousands miles begins with a single step." - Lao Tzu

Incheon Airport, South Korea. 27 February 2015

All quotes are written and owned by the author, Anje Rautenbach at Going Somewhere Slowly, unless otherwise stated.

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