Gustave Flaubert

"Of all possible debauches, travel is
unsurpassed by any I know. It’s the one invented after all the others
have ceased to excite."

Gustave Flaubert, letter to Ernest Chevalier (April 9, 1851)

Here is the permalink, from Terry Teachout’s blog.  Did I mention that I fly to Goa tomorrow, monsoons permitting?  I’ll have two days of pure vacation there, so your tips are welcome…comments of course are open…


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