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Travel quotes, desert quotes.


“You never go so far as when you don't know where you're going. »     Christopher Columbus

“To travel is to grow. This is the great adventure. The one that leaves traces in the soul. »  _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d

“We do not travel to escape life, but so that life does not escape us. " - Anonymous

“He who travels without meeting the other does not travel, he moves. »    Alexandra David-Neel

“Travelling first leaves you speechless, before transforming you into a storyteller. »
Ibn Battuta

“Abandon the main roads, take the paths. »     Pythagoras

“On the first trip we discover, on the second we enrich ourselves. »    Tuareg proverb

I always loved the desert. It sits on a sand dune. We see nothing. We hear nothing. And yet something shines in silence.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

(The little Prince)

Seeing the life of the natives, the immensity of the Sahara... it can't leave anyone indifferent. Man bows only when he encounters what surpasses him...and that is what happens to him in the Sahara. 

Ari Vatanen

"The desert is a quiet force, gentle and violent at the same time, ready for anything, all the time." 

Two Tuareg nomads leading a camel in the




All white people have a watch, but they never have time. 

African proverb

"You must go to the desert with a simple soul, without worrying about a work to be done: in reality, you have nothing to do in the desert but to simplify your life, to strip it of all concerns and activities. The desert is not difficult, it is demanding; it is not complicated and that is why it requires simplicity. Take a fresh look at everything, a look of faith: at nature, at your daily work, on events, in a word on the whole web of your human life... It comes down to living the present moment... It's the secret of the desert... Expect nothing other than the fullness of the present ." 
Rene Voillaume

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"Man, you have to be silent to listen to the song of space. Who says that light and shadow do not speak?" 
Tuareg proverb

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine… It's deadly!”. paulo Coelho

“Each time I travel, the experience only takes on its meaning and depth after I return, when, immobile, I begin to convert what I have seen into lasting understanding. »

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