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Travel Tuesday: Florence

Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Travel Tuesday: Istanbul

I tell my students, it's not difficult to identify with somebody like yourself, somebody next door who looks like you. What's more difficult is to identify with someone you don't see, who's very far away, who's a different color, who eats a different kind of food. When you begin to do that then literature is really performing its wonders.
Chinua Achebe

Travel Tuesday: Venice

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

Travel Tuesday: Venice

Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs. Rudyard Kipling