When I was in grade school I had the desire to travel to travel to two places. Iceland and St. Lucia. Through an odd chain of events I did travel to St. Lucia for a week in 2012. Nice place. I liked it. I would not go back. Iceland remains a possibility.
I have no real interest in taking trips to exotic foreign locales. Some days I have a hard enough time with people getting my coffee order right at my local coffee shop. Therefore I have no desire to navigate through different customs and languages on vacation. I have a huge concern stepping on a plane and nervously wondering if the maintenance crews did their job or a wing is going to fall off midflight. There is a reason they serve alcohol on flights. There is no way anyone is ever going to get me on a cruise. The prospect of a storm at sea is even more terrifying.
I like travelling where I am. I am comfortable here and if I am going to go on an extended trip it will be Canada or the USA. There is more that I want to experience here. For anyone else that wants to travel abroad and expand their horizons I hope you have the time of your life. I know where I will be and what I will be enjoying.
I'm with you on that, BW. I love travelling in my area and in my own car. There is so much to see right here.ReplyDelete
We're hoping to go to Iceland some day too -- maybe next year? There are direct flights from Edmonton, you know!ReplyDelete
I feel the same way, there is so much to see here!ReplyDelete
I didn't think much of overseas travel until after I read "Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day".ReplyDelete
After that book I went & got a passport because I need to see Rome with my own eyes.
Of course that was 3 years ago ... maybe next year!
I can't blame you. I've never flown, and now that you have get felt-up at the airport, I'm sure that I never will.ReplyDelete
Everyone has their comfort zone. As the great John Hodgman says, "people like what they like."ReplyDelete
Me, I like to travel. Europe is great, and Rob, get to Rome! Then go to Venice, it's even better.
I think Dorothy was right, "there's no place like home". I like doing short trips where I can drive but no longer want to fly. Too much hassle. One of the reasons I enjoy your pics so much is that I can see a bit of another place from the comfort of my easy chair. Very enjoyable.ReplyDelete
I spent about 2 hours in Iceland once lol.ReplyDelete