What happens when you can’t go?

Right now I should be on top of Ryan Mountain in northern Vermont, but I’m home, working. The trip had been planned for a year and fell through 48 hours before departure.

Open-ended work builds both the ability to travel (savings) and barriers to travel (commitments and responsibilities).

When it comes to the lifetime ratio of trips planned to trips taken, we can’t all bat 1,000. I’d rather have to cancel a few trips than never have planned them at all. Life continues, and a cancelled trip simply sinks the need to travel deeper into my bones.

When was the last time you had to cancel a trip? How did it all work out?

Photo by Joshua Berman via Flickr.

Posted by | Comments (4)  | October 13, 2010
Category: Vagabonding Life

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