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Journeys are the Midwives of Thought – “The Art of Travel” – Alain de Botton 

June 8th, 2012 · Comments Off on Journeys are the Midwives of Thought – “The Art of Travel” – Alain de Botton  · Travel, Uncategorized

Journeys are the midwives of thought. Few places are more conducive to internal conversations than moving planes, ships or trains. There is an almost quaint correlation between what is before our eyes and the thoughts we are able to have in our heads: large thoughts at times requiring large views, and new thoughts, new places. […]

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