Wanderlust

Have you ever desired something so much that you’ll do whatever it takes to get it? Well, my ‘something’ is not tangible, so, it’s not that easy to get.

Adventure. That’s what I long for.

It’s not easy ’cause you need lots of money to travel. I know, I know. There are cheap ways to travel, like ‘working’ abroad (WWOOF and Au Pair). But, I know I’m not the type of person who’ll go for that now. It is a great idea, I may try it in the near future.

This is why I also created this blog. To somehow share or see other people’s adventures through mail.  But, I do know another way on how you could have your own adventures and see other places for free or at least cheap. It’s…

booksREADING, ladies and gents!

My latest hoard of vintage books. And there’s a 90 year old book hiding in there!

You can explore all sorts of worlds, meet different kinds of people and definitely have an adventure of a lifetime through reading. It’s a great way to enhance your vocabulary as well. I have to admit though as to why I bought loads of vintage books. I was planning to use some of them for my mail art. Blasphemous, I know!

Screen Shot 2013-07-05 at 8.39.43 PMThis is the maximum damage I could probably do to a book. It breaks my heart that I did this to a 60 year old book.

Lesson learned! Take care of your books, old or new. So, your future kids or grandchildren can have their adventures with them too!

© Patricia Milanes 2013 All Rights Reserved

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4 thoughts on “Wanderlust

  1. I’m with you! I have wanderlust bad, but I refuse to spend my time working when I should be enjoying culture. Not to say it wouldn’t be enjoyable, just not what I’m wanting right now. Reading is indeed a fantastic way to explore new worlds, some w/ different rules. It’s great. Awesome post.

    • I’m glad that I’m not the only one! I already tried applying to these kind of organizations, but after a while, it doesn’t seem like the ‘trip’ I would want to take now. Especially, if it’s going to be my first time going to that country or place. I might not come back if the thing that’s etched on my mind about the place is WORK. And thank you. 🙂

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