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I Travel the Road Less Traveled

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Brazil. Egypt. Paris. Japan. I wish traveling didn't require money.
    StayCsBS93 StayCsBS93 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    https://youtu.be/h68UJaHvG_c If traveling were free Id never stop roaming, I have a gypsy soul.
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Road, subway restrictions listed online Some areas of Beijing, including several subway stations, will be restricted this week ahead of Thursday's big parade marking victory in...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    You only live once. As such, I recommend traveling at any chance you get because it's such an enriching experience for all individuals whether you see a different part of your home...
    kevking22 kevking22 22-25, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Last June, My cousin on my Mother's side of the family got married, so I went with my family out to Chicago for the wedding. On the way there, my parents and I each took turns...
    GoldXilla GoldXilla 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I traveled to Germany and I got to know how Germans live and how kind they are. Because there was a myth about the Germans from where I am coming from but I really love the Germans...
    lexboray lexboray 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I used to have wonderlust. I used to want to see the world, talk to everyone. I'm still travelling actually. But I've lost that sense of wonder. Everywhere I go now looks the same...
    Radomguy1000 Radomguy1000 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being able to afford it... This is really the number one reason a lot of people don't travel. But it's worth it if you can save up and make a few trips. Go with people you enjoy...
    INFJguytwin1 INFJguytwin1 22-25, M a week ago

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    Up until 5 years ago, I'd always travelled, seeing new sights, and the experience of new countries. My wife's illnesses have prevented us from travelling abroad these last 5 years...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M Aug 24

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    What is the craziest place you've ever traveled to? For me- it was Iceland. It was just hubby and I and we snorkeled over the tectonic fissure. (One of only two places in the world...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23

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    oh but tonight's travel was scary. everytime my best friend get together. lucy and ethel strike again. lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23

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    Need travel buddies! I like to travel with friends, I think it's cheaper to share the hotel than to travel yourself.
    jondeguzman jondeguzman 41-45, M Aug 21

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    I certainly hope you find this to be a helpful tip. There is no reason why anyone should be saying, "I love to travel but I can't afford it, unless they want to pay full price for...
    Evabeth Evabeth 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I just drove from Melbourne, Australia to Sydney, Australia and return in three days, loved being on the open road, able to clear my head, best thing about Sydney is Hume Freeway...
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 3 Responses Aug 20

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    man, insane, all of this astral travel talk, all last night was a giant astral travel concept dream lol literaly just all night my subconscious wanting to try astral travel xD talk...
    lordjetzel lordjetzel 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    As almost everyone, my wanting to travel started when I was very young. I'd always fall in love with adventure movies and books. I often dream of going somewhere. It might not be a...
    alashfaaq alashfaaq 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Seeing how everyone wants to travel makes me feel lucky that with my job I get to travel to many places. I may not get to enjoy them a whole lot but and some are not the nicest...
    AwesomeRugbyCoach AwesomeRugbyCoach 18-21, M Aug 20

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    why is everyone trying to enter the astral plain, its not even that hard to get the sleep paralysis in the first place and its even less hard to hear the vibration, like I said I...
    lordjetzel lordjetzel 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    does anyone believe you can die in the astral plain, when I was around 6-7 is when I first started lucid dreaming and astral projection, now I only remeber bits and peices of my...
    lordjetzel lordjetzel 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I would love to travel all over the world! I would try to learn more about the places culture and just enjoy myself in a whole new place! Hopefully I won't be traveling alone when...
    gabs4help gabs4help 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to travel again. My last trip was in June and I'm already getting restless. I want to travel again, but I have bills and money is tight. I've been in 3 different countries...
    Kriekki Kriekki 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    So, I'm currently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for work! Isn't that crazy?! I never thought I would ever visit this country.. for a lot of reasons, one of them plainly being that it's...
    pgaglani15 pgaglani15 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I wish I could travel more but I don't have any friends that want to. It doesn't have to be anywhere big, we could just travel to a park or town we've never been to. But they'd...
    TotallyMe34 TotallyMe34 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    In ONE WEEK I will be going on a road trip with a good friend of mine! He is a truck driver & owns his own truck. I'm so excited!! I will be on the road for a few weeks, just to...
    BluRain04 BluRain04 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Actually, I just plain love road trips, and I don't even need a destination... just hit the road and let the direction happen! I've taken lots of them, some with someone, some...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M Aug 15

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    I'm going to travel to italy for the 3rd time in my whole life and i wish i could find my nemo there
    Kingkholio Kingkholio 36-40, M Aug 13

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    this year I have been lucky enough to travel to different places around India and one trip international.. I must say its a mesmerizing experience to see your own country have such...
    boovie boovie 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    i need to take a 3 months break from my corporate job and travel. i have traveled a lot but mostly weekend journeys and hiking. i wanted to go beyond.
    mi208 mi208 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Well last year I travel to Melbourne and left my home place for studies and most important to found a new life. With lots of hopes and eager I jump on the plane and fly to...
    amysn1990 amysn1990 22-25 Aug 10

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    I have been stuck in this city ever since I was born. The farthest I have been to is 300 km away from there. I am 16, and I have been planning my trip around the world since I was...
    Purcava Purcava 16-17, F Aug 10

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    i obviously cant travel every where. but I want to. I want to go somewhere alone, secretly, no one can know who I am, I might be a runaway teen. maybe run away on my horse. or with...
    1stay2or3runfree 1stay2or3runfree 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Lessons upon lessons upon lessons. Sleep stills and they sink. Like the seed they sprout slow, yet make themselves ever more visible with the day and the seasons passage...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Aug 9