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walking, Solo Travel, Solitude

Maybe someday I'll miss this: midnight walks alone, a stranger in a strange land.

by Aaron Palabyab

Madrid — It’s my forty-fifth day in Spain, one week after the end of an intense film shoot up in the north. Now I’m in Madrid, without a plan, holed up in an apartment on my own for the next few days. I took a midnight walk because it’s Saturday night and I didn’t want to be stay in, on the prowl for something I knew I wouldn’t find. And soon it hit me. All these hours on my own, guiltily wishing I weren...

walking, sea

Bench with a View

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — For the past thirty five years I have walked by this bench several times a week, always thinking that some day soon I will take the time to sit down and do nothing but contemplate the sea. Yet to the...

walking, Sunshine, Cafe Views

Pico Iyer talked last year at the Singapore Writers Festival about how one could have travel experiences even within one's own city simply by going to a new neighborhood.

by Peter Morgan

Singapore — I was in an air-conditioned taxi talking to a colleague and only dimly aware of where we were. Suddenly I knew we were close to where I was going to get out and could easily walk whereas the driver wo...

indigenous, sea, paths

Shell Middens

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — The Cliff Top Walk in our little town stretches for several kilometres from Urquhart Bluff to the Split Point Lighthouse. Reaching about 30 metres above sea level, it’s a great place for spotting wha...

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