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“I’m taking this trip from Mexico City to the Gulf of Mexico and back without any bag or person– only what I can carry in my pockets.  The need for baggage is a form of insecurity.”  ~Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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It Is Important Not to Know

Lawrence Ferlinghetti on the benefits of travel: Sometimes it is better not to know anything about a country when you visit it. Especially it is important not to know its language or languages. Thus every sound, striking the ear like a small bell or animal cry, without any associative meaning, takes on the immediate quality …

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