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I Travel the Road Less Traveled

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, 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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    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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    From the time I was nine until I turned thirteen, I traveled all around Southeast Asia with my older sister and my friend Cherry as wanderers, or vagabonds, or paupers. We went...
    bluemetalchick9 bluemetalchick9 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I am in love with travelling alone. I have backpacked across Europe, twice and travelled to Central America and across the United States and Canada. I do this alone. I've met...
    EscapeAndAway EscapeAndAway 22-25, F Apr 9

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    I have traveled to many states with my family for vacations. We are struggling with money lately and I really want to travel somewhere again. My mom and sister got the chance to go...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    I move spontaneously from place to place, town to town, city to city since I was 17 I have no Urge to slow down or stay put. Once every few weeks - not too much over a month if I...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    As I am not happy unless being a bit nomadic. But I don't know how to do this now or where to begin and my family disapproves because they don't think it is safe even though I have...
    sofiaann sofiaann 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    Has anyone traveled to Costa Rica? I am planning a trip to San Jose in June. Wondering how your experience was.
    broncofan2007 broncofan2007 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    i haven't traveled for awhile and one of the destinations i would like to go to is New York
    xhesikaxo xhesikaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I love traveling and there's like something romantic about road trips lol. Being squeezed in a car eating snack food and pop out of a cooler, cramped up in the back. I just wish I...
    BBBritPlease BBBritPlease 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just want to pack my bags and travel the world. New experiences and new things to see! I could travel with my friends or maybe that someone. I don't want to stay in one place and...
    rock10290 rock10290 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Love traveling never had the funds to do so, but know thinks to "BBV" i get to travel for work and fun. cant wait to hit the roads.
    englishbbv englishbbv 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Same , I wish I can travel away to a different country, state, city , I would love to visit new places , like Seoul -South Korea , Tokyo Japan , Malaysia , ect ... My dream is to...
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I can't seem to control what is happening to me. I don't even know how to start. All I know is I am hating myself more and more each day. The guilt of being a disappointment to my...
    ShyOne85 ShyOne85 26-30, F Apr 6

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    I'm currently saving up to take a road trip across America. I've been to the UK, and it was awesome, but there is so much to see here in the US that I haven't seen before, and I...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    “He who becomes the slave of habit, who follows the same routes every day, who never changes pace, who does not risk and change the color of his clothes, who does not speak and...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    The last time that my husband and I went on a road trip was from Las Vegas to Phoenix. The road trip was just for a weekend. The longest road trip that we took was from Las Vegas...
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I love traveling around Australia, I am going to travel when I graduate. Traveling and getting out of your bubble really breaks such stress and burdens in yourself! Explore, take...
    luke736 luke736 13-15, M Mar 30

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    It has always been a dream of mine to travel to foreign countries, and I don't plan on foregoing it for anything. I plan on graduating with a degree in Business Marketing...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 18 Responses Apr 5

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    I've been traveling since I was a kid, but I would really love to travel the world at my own expense. I'd love to go to Paris for a romantic travel, Greece for a breath taking...
    Toothfairy08 Toothfairy08 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Sharing two most preferred quotes about traveling: "Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer." "Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in...
    recurrentdream recurrentdream 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I dream of travelling the world. I yearn to see the sights. To fall in love with the places. I want it so much I could burst! My heart breaks a little more each time this dream...
    js246 js246 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I love traveling so much but it's so expensive . My soul is meant to wander the earth like a free bird but society has my stuck here working and slaving away my life I'm hopes that...
    Santi425 Santi425 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 26

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    A wanderlust loves to head anywhere for a new adventure. It's not so much the cost of traveling that matters, but the courage to expose herself to a completely new environment that...
    awkwardnessbeginshere awkwardnessbeginshere 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    So, I was planning to travel the world and start my trip on December I guess? Now that I have a part time job that can support me for traveling. I'll be going to Korea! I'll be...
    zhaneylhuv zhaneylhuv 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Food Critic, Humorist, Traveler and Cool Cat. I had to check this guy out after being compared to him. I had no idea who the hell he was. I caught an episode and was thoroughly...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Without money you cannot travel the whole world! Thank God we have google earth and youtube, I just searched Japanese castle in youtube, and visualized myself in japan,that is the...
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I always feel sorry for road kill. Especially when it looks like a dog, or a cat, I mean that's someone's pet :( I had a dog get hit by a car, and a cat get hit by a car, and it...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I've been doing a lot of research lately and I have found a lot of interesting things about time travel and other things that the government has hidden apparently we found time...
    razpataz razpataz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Hey everyone I'm kinda stuck. I'm going to do some traveling soon but my only option is by bus... here's the sucky part. It's a 12 hour ride. I did it before but during the day...
    PinkSlippers86 PinkSlippers86 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I have been traveling in Europe for many years now and I have friends dotted all around, I went to Finland which is an interesting place last weekend and well Helsinki is in one...
    eplife eplife 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Astral Travel - looking down on yourself is a wonderful experience . I always travel with children they come and get me, it's like they are asking me too come and play with. We...
    mia67 mia67 56-60, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    i would travel to the ends of the universe to be with you i would lay down my life, give up my time and all around me for you
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I would like to travel. A place where I find myself going is some part of Europe. Spain looks nice, Italy, canada any place that seem romantic, adventurous, has historical building...
    fearflash fearflash 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    Travel the world that my dream come true in my life!
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Am seriously obsess in travelling!
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    "There are 7 billion people on this planet who I have not met, and 195 countries I have not visited. Yet I am stuck in this insignificant town, being pressured into making...
    ceetasha23 ceetasha23 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I love to travel and watch people, taste local food. Enjoy a different sky and hearing a different language. I love to tell my friends - virtually or over a glass of wine- about my...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm at the airport right now actually. I'm not going anywhere but my dad is heading off to some 3rd-world country. He's a humanitarian in his own little way. He usually donates...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Well since i cant go traveling or camping till i graduate im going to put a tent in my back yard. Gonna sleep and write in it every day. And deers live around here and owls and...
    Angelique16 Angelique16 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I think it would be a ton of fun to take a road trip and drive through all over the US. It may cost a bit of money, but I'd be willing to save up and do it! It sounds like FUN! :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 26

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    I just want to take a long road trip with a friend or two, and just live out of the car for a while, it sounds fun.
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have always been a curious person, always asking questions, and trying to answer them if I can. The last couple of years, I have become fascinated with becoming completely free...
    unfinishedsentenc unfinishedsentenc 18-21, M Mar 27

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    To see. To appreciate. To think. To experience. To love. To get away. I dream for a time to see the world or just to a place that can take my breath away. At times like these...
    ChicaDee94 ChicaDee94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I want to travel and meet new people, experience more culture.
    kalidascope129 kalidascope129 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    But I'm so nervous and I feel I will just get lost or snatched lol , anyone have any advice on travelling solo?
    Irishlady20 Irishlady20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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