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November 26, 2012

To travel is to make oneself a figure of potential ridicule

“There is an unavoidable truth about traveling: To travel is to make oneself a figure of potential ridicule. Travel makes us vulnerable. Most experienced travelers know their basic needs can be met wherever they may be. You just have to ask for what you want and accept what you get.”
–Stefany Anne Golberg, “You Can Take It with You,” The Smart Set, May 23, 2012

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