Have great, safe trip SgtMike. I'll be following this one for sure!
"Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks is the departure upon a distant journey to unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the Slavery of Home, man feels once more happy. The blood flows with the fast circulation of childhood....afresh dawns the morn of life..."
Sir Richard Francis Burton
Journal Entry 2 December 1856