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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN—Reading the Road on the Camino

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN—Reading the Road on the Camino

Our Camino trips create a rather different balance between reading and walking, with the latter taking up most of the day and leaving time for shorter discussions of briefer works in the early evening. But Dante, Wordsworth, Thoreau, Emerson and others have made the strong link between words and walking. […]

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GUEST BLOG—Armchair Travel with the Great Poets

GUEST BLOG—Armchair Travel with the Great Poets

By Lisa Pasold Winter nights, one of my greatest pleasures is looking forward to summer travels—and my favourite companions on these cold nights are poets who have voyaged before me. One of my most enduring affairs is with the work of Japanese 17th-century poet-monk Bashō. My motto is his line: […]

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ANN’S MUSINGS – Why we travel?

ANN’S MUSINGS – Why we travel?

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot — “Little Gidding” (the last of his Four Quartets) Why do I travel?  Why do you travel? Others have said […]

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GUEST BLOG: Arriving at Toronto Pursuits

GUEST BLOG:  Arriving at Toronto Pursuits

One return participant’s musings on his annual visit to Toronto Pursuits.

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