travel

Travelling in details

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

-Gustave Flaubert

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Quote for Wednesday

“How peaceful life would be without Love, Adso. How Safe. How Tranquil. And how Dull.” ―Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

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Quote for Tuesday

“What is now proved was once only imagined.” ― William Blake

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Love never dies a natural death

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”

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The gulf of Edremit

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. People think pleasing God is all God cares about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back” says Alice Walker in The Color Purple.

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Around Ida Mountain

In September, I visited my parents again in Canakkale. I’ve always loved the Aegean side of Turkey. The nature surrounds us warmly and the region’s history impresses me.

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warmth

“And he knew, also, what the old man was thinking as his tears flowed, and he, Rieux, thought it too: that a loveless world is a dead world, and always there comes an hour when one is weary of prisons, of one's work, and of devotion to duty, and all one craves for is a loved face, the warmth and wonder of a loving heart.” ―Albert Camus, The Plague