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What is travel to you?

What is travel? Is it a feeling? An action? A way of life?

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    Gail .

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    Jan 12 2013: Travel opened my mind. I highly recommend it.
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    Jan 12 2013: Its a way to enjoy aloneness and connection with humanhood.
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    Jan 12 2013: Simple!
    (1) Travel is one of our instincts (our ancestors' successful experiences saved in our DNA) for food-habitat seeking.
    It made us survive in ancient times 10,000 years ago.
    (2) Today, travel is only a kind of INVALID happiness.
    It wastes about 90% of our limited resources-energy on the planet.

    (For INVALID happiness, see the 1st article, points 1-3, 14, at
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    Jan 11 2013: A great question. I don't think TED gave your conversation enough time. A slightly famous writer named Ann Patchett said "In the end, the only place you can go anywhere is in your own mind." Of course travel means moving from place to place physically, but it's only really interesting and fun if you are taking an interest in your surroundings, asking questions, being inquisitive.