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I Travel the Road Less Traveled

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    Stay Out Of The Tall Grass!

    A relevant Jurassic park 2 reference. win. Anyway, I was out walking through the woods and fields with my friend the other week. I was walking in front of her, on the path that had been worn out by people over the years. There was a second path through all the undergrowth...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M Oct 29, 2009

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    The Road Less Traveled

    I am on the less traveled path in life. At first I think I was in a marathon, chasing after wherever everybody else was goin. i think I think i tried to take a shortcut somewhere along the way which actually wasnt a shortcut. i can tell im on the road less traveled because there...
    autumnvibe autumnvibe 22-25, M Jul 21, 2012

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    Because That Is Where Adventures Are Found

    I've been known to get in ruts.they can take many forms,beware. when I depart from my comfort zone,I'm allowing myself to be open to new experiences,the consequences may be potentially shocking,but ultimately thought-provoking and life-enhancing. a few past favorites:destroying...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Have You Ever Heard Of A Cigartainer?

    When I meet people on a plane or at a party and they get around to asking 'what do you do,' they are usually confused when I tell them I am a Cigartainer.'Just exactly what is that?' they inquire.  I chuckle as I tell them how I travel around the country teaching people at...
    cigartainer cigartainer 61-65, M Jan 20, 2010

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    You may find that the things of value

    and importance to you aren't really of value and importance to anyone else. No point in repeatedly banging your head against a brick wall. I take the path that I believe is best suited for me.
    KlaraVoyet KlaraVoyet 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2014

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    Oops!

    If I had known this group existed I might have put my "road less traveled" experience here. Instead it's at EP Link http://missdaphne.wordpress.com/
    MissDaphne05EV MissDaphne05EV 36-40, F Aug 11, 2010

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    &isn't It Ironic?

    Would be ironic if this group managed to get a lot of people... :P
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F Apr 12, 2010

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    Meadow

    I always follow my own path, rarely sticking with the crowd.  I'm not much like them anyway, so there is no need to follow.  I found this one quote a long time ago.... My entire life has had me feeling my way through the meadows while everyone else plowed through hallways and...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2011

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    Robert Frost

    The old poet always reminds me of the reason I took a different route apart from many around me. I was not the same and I knew it; therefore, I also knew that taking the same path was not for me. I continue down that path to this very day.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    The Road Of Life Is An Adventure.

    Being Old has many rewards, I have traveled down many roads. I have always tried to expericence life by doing things many others would have passed on. Life has been a wonderful trip, and pray the trip continues for a long time. I try and tell everyone younger than me that life...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Jul 1, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I love to think about all the different countries I'm going to travel to someday. I would love to travel to the Asian countries mostly, and some European ones too c:
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    im a girl with many dreams and one of my dreams is travelling. but how i can achieve this? traveling is expensive and life is now tagled at the moment in me. but its not stopping...
    Ghe8 Ghe8 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just couldn't wait for that day to come where I will leave everything behind and just travel.I would disappear with the wind n it will take me just anywhere it go.I want to learn...
    felicia123angel felicia123angel 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just got back from my 10 months asia backpacking trip. I met a lot of amazing people and i had the most unforgettable experience of my life. After staying in hostels, having to...
    kmgan kmgan 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I lived in the virgin islands for a while and also worked there. it was one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. and I have traveled a lot in my day, but Christiansted has...
    cme4real cme4real 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Associated card: Seven of Cups. Associated track: none. This is just raw psychic information... far too bizarre to comprehend, perhaps. I received these visions during August 2015...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just love it, only i don't have enough money to travel anytime. I'd always been dreaming of becoming a hobo.. But i don?t know how, and who else is game for such thing. I think...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have traveled a lot but want to travel so much more! I have been to Spain, Mexico, Jamaica, Bahamas, some private islands in the Caribbean, St. Thomas, St. Martin, Haiti, and...
    stuff950 stuff950 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Hooo..Mannn..I love love love ti hit the highways and the byways. Travel is my middle name. lol Im ready to do some international traveling now that my children are teenagers. Ine...
    WhyMeWhyNotMe WhyMeWhyNotMe 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am looking forward to spring. I can't wait to hit the open road. I just find it calming and so refreshing. Music playing and just drive. I love exploring places I have never been...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M Feb 1

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    We’re currently living outside of town, so we share the area with a lot of animals. Mostly skunks, rabbits, that sort of thing, but also a lot of strays. I feel sad when I see...
    Elspet Elspet 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    The thought of traveling scares me. Only fools travel. do you really wish to fall of the end of the earth? The earth is flat. You've been warned. Stay woke.
    Ihategod69 Ihategod69 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    Ever since my parents decided to actually include me in their overseas travels, and not leave me at home for once, I have had a rather unfortunate case of the travel bug. Once I...
    MaliciousInternet MaliciousInternet 13-15, F Jan 30

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    There is absolutely nothing I enjoy more than a good, long road trip! I love traveling for starters but I love just driving around and getting lost! (Even if it's not always the...
    thealouwho thealouwho 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    Not as much now as back in the 60's but then my parents said back in the 60's "it's not as nice now as it was in the 30's." When I first began work all the old guys said, "rather...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M Jan 30

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    particularly just the lone once and the road should be less crowded and i should have plenty to eat and drink then i can drive upto hours and offcourse company of good music...
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    i sometimes wonder, if all i'll ever know of far away places - will be from posters with the filter turned up and drooling over my friends facebook. still, the bars in this cage...
    happybunnygirl happybunnygirl 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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    whenever i feel steers i run away from my house...and u people not gonna believe i have everything in my life...money- family -business joy ...but some time u need break from...
    nikhilgsharma nikhilgsharma 22-25, M Jan 27

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    I wish there was a Yellow Brick Road to follow, actually, it doesn't have to be yellow, it could be another color besides gray or black like the pavement or streets where I live...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 26

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    That wonder lust...the enticements of the road calling to you.... hard to concentrate on those tasks before you.. I can feel that destination pulling...creeping into my mind.. can...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    It would be great to work for a program like Globe Trekker or the Travel Channel that would allow me to travel the world and be paid for it.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    We left Colorado at 3:45 am. We woke up at 3 finished loading the items we had brought out and I woke up my brother gave him a hug good bye and he gave me his blessing (sign of the...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I have the travel bug lately. I love going on trips and having new experiences. I plan the entire year so that I can travel on any long weekend.
    Foreveryoung35 Foreveryoung35 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I always love to go somewhere with a different culture and/or living style! I will be roadtripping in summer 2016 with some friends in a Van with our skateboards. It's going to be...
    ihatejasonn ihatejasonn 18-21, M Jan 25

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    We live, we learn and hopefully we grow. As for me personally, I know that I have experienced tremendous growth in the past 2+ years that I've been on EP alone. And change? Yes...
    Reflectionsinred Reflectionsinred 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    So I want to travel the world, see exotic locations, teach english in different countries and be happy abroad. BUT, I have major anxiety problems recently with is causing me to be...
    anxgirl anxgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    We arrived in Colorado Springs an hour ahead of time. The drive through Colorado was absolutely breath taking. I felt my heart filled with excitement as I viewed the scenery from...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F Jan 25

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    You know where I'm going with this. Long dusty roads, you may not see a car for miles or even hours. The things we could do in that pasture In the back seat of my truck. In the...
    TxDDom TxDDom 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Road trip part 2.After the first 8hrs on the road we stopped for breakfast. We hit Cracker Barrel up and had a nice breakfast and of course coffee, which forgive me just isn't all...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    As if packing for me wasn't bad enough I packed everyone else's stuff too! Hahaha it's ok someone's got to do it! I also had a special request from my brother to buy him some...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    road trips are the best. When i felt so down that time, i just asked my dad if i can go with ny cousins for a road trip then we did. its the best feeling ever. You can spill out...
    potatobanana27 potatobanana27 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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