Why You Should Travel Light
Stardate: August 18, 2013
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” ~ Goethe
I’ve never traveled light , not once, ever, since I left my family of origin. With them I did, out of necessity, travel light because my father’s job meant we traveled often and gathered no moss. But after growing up always on the road, I decided I was never going to need stuff on a trip again. “Better to have it and not need it than the other way around” has been my family motto for a very long time.
But that’s all changed now. My husband and I are going to another continent. It’s difficult to move things. So we will travel light. Below is a picture of the street where I live now. We hate to leave. But it’s time.
So we’re packing and reading and making lists of what needs to be done. We have passports. We don’t need visas where we’re going. But we do need to learn more Spanish! Add that to the list.
This is our diary of our journey of a thousand little steps to a new home.
Photo ©Heather Burns, 2011. All Rights Reserved.
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