"Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."
"And what is the purpose?
What is the purpose and would you believe it?
Would you believe it
if you knew what you were for
and how you became so informed?"
"Backpacking is the art of knowing what not to take."
Baron Von Mabel’s Backpacking, 1980 (via campfiresmell)
(I don’t recommend taking 20 pairs of socks like I did when I last traveled with my backpack in Europe, teehee)
"The only person standing in your way, is you."
Black Swan (2010)