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Seriously....

This is obviously something not written by me, but ya it’s something we all have experienced. Travel and you’ll surely know what family is, love is, your books, windows, bed, dog, terrace, rain, coffee mug……..I can go on. Henry Rollins has done it far more better. 





I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one. Take a summer, get a backpack and go to Delhi, go to Saigon, go to Bangkok, go to Kenya. Have your mind blown. Eat interesting food. Dig some interesting people. Have an adventure. Be careful. Come back and you’re going to see your country differently, you’re going to see your president differently, no matter who it is. Music, culture, food, water. Your showers will become shorter. You’re going to get a sense of what globalization looks like. It’s not what Tom Friedman writes about; I’m sorry. You’re going to see that global climate change is very real. And that for some people, their day consists of walking 12 miles for four buckets of water. And so there are lessons that you can’t get out of a book that are waiting for you at the other end of that flight. A lot of people—Americans and Europeans—come back and go, Ohhhhh. And the light bulb goes on.
—Henry Rollins

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  1. I so agree!! The letter is awesome xD haha!! but, true...whatever it is, climate changes, water shortage...so true :P I mean you don't need a passport for that...may be Bus no.392/492/496 will land you to a south delhi area...and you can witness it yourself...

    Nice nice :)

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    1. I haven't tried the buses in Delhi but this time for sure.... I really do miss home out of home..
      Beyond this, I am a fan, the foeticide post just took me...I can go on n on on that, losing words but that's really touching

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    2. ^_^ Aw..so very kind of you!! Thank you thank you :) I am soo glad you liked it...I recently watched the episode on youtube out of curiosity and was just numb for a while...

      Thanks again :) and I am a fan too xD
      Keep writing!! God bless!

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