7 reasons why you must travel far

Pick up the world atlas or just browse one online. Go to the map of your state or province to see how small your area is compared to the entire state. Now go to the map for your country, and although your region may disappear, your “big” state or province becomes a small part of the country. Continue to view your map of the continent. This time you may not find your own state or province, and your "big" country becomes a small part of your continent. Finally, please go to the world map, what do you notice? Your country may not disappear, but your "big" continent has become a "part of the world."

This exercise shows that as you travel far away, your worldview will grow larger.

The headlines of the last century, especially the explosive growth of the Internet in recent decades, have made you aware of the diversity of the world. But no matter how well you know about the world from a sofa or an armchair, nothing is more annoying than the place you experience.

So in the following headings, we'll see why you have to travel a lot.

1. Not only can you understand but also experience great places

The media [newspaper, radio, television, internet], people and books showcase and introduce you to the best places. But only by travel, you can really "feel" to a good place in the world, such as the Hawa Mahal of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India; the boatman and handicrafts of Venice [Italy] on many waterways; Mexico City [Mexico] not far from the Sun Pyramid of San Juan Teotihuacan; Casablanca city centre [Morocco], the main port, while Leoti Square is at the forefront; metric tons. Cook, the highest peak in New Zealand, and the Southern Alps seen across the South Lake [Matheson]; the American Falls in Niagara Falls, New York; and the Port of Spain [Trinidad and Tobago] Typical mosque.

2. You know a lot of different people, actually they are

Travel is a great way to expand your circle of friends and increase your understanding of others.

Many of my travels have made me meet many close friends in many countries around the world. Otherwise we cannot build a close relationship.

When I was living in Africa, I had barely touched whites [and never even thought about it] because we lived in different communities inherited by colonialism. But for example, when I went to Germany, I made many friends and shared a lot of moments of love with me. This makes me think that whites are detached or that all racists have collapsed.

Some time ago, I watched a TV documentary of a French television crew. The film crew went to Mali [Africa] to shoot an illiterate mechanic, completely removing the old car's engine, repairing and reassembling it. As the roaring cars disappeared into the fading distance, they concluded that Africans also have the ability to achieve technological success.

There are many such situations to eliminate the obstacles created by misconceptions and to make people appreciate each other.

3. You can experience more cultures and customs and be able to better interact with different people.

I have visited a friend from a neighboring country in the rural areas of northern Ghana. According to custom requirements, he must take me to all members of his extended family. I am very surprised that I am satisfied with it. But to my surprise, it is equally popular in the other two places. We went back to my friend's house. He was disappointed with me. I was too full. I was very angry with him and didn't even give me any hints.

In fact, in my friend's area, there is an obligation to provide food for visitors and to provide honors when visitors eat. Therefore, I am honored for the first home, but not for the second home. However, my inability to eat for the third time was considered to be that I did not like their meals, and my decision to reduce the time of visits caused shame to my friends and his family.

This custom exists to some extent in my area. Before asking them why they should visit, they must drink water for all visitors. However, if you do not like to drink any or all of the water, you are not obligated. You only need to take a bite or touch the container [cup, gourd, etc.] and your behavior will not be interpreted as snobbery. However, saying no is equal to "insulting" your host.

4. Expand the field of vision

An American friend came to Togo to visit me. I took him to Régiondes Plateaux, our famous tourist center. This is also the agricultural area of ​​Togo. We visited a farm where people could buy a fruit that was previously harvested.

“Is this a real pineapple?” my friend asked, staring strangely at the fruit cut by the farmer from the plant and handing it to him.

"Why?" I asked in surprise.

"That wasn't harvested from a big tree," he said la.

I smiled.

My friend explained: "In terms of size and weight, I think the pineapple grows on the tree."

The curious farmer smiled as I explained his conversation to him. He is willing to show his friends that pineapple plants are at different stages of development.

Again, you like lamb, but for example, when you visit the sheep grazing area in Australia, I will appreciate it more. The same is true for cotton clothes when you visit the cotton farm in São Paulo, Brazil; the coffee that Colombian farmers see when drying coffee in the tropical sun; when you witness the farmers take nuts out of the pods in the cocoa plantation in Côte d'Ivoire [West Africa] [The first stage of processing chocolate]; canned pineapple, when you see pineapples on the way to a cannery such as Puerto Rico.

5. You have another environment

Germany is the first European country I have visited. My strong desire in the winter is to look at the snow, especially the experience of snow. On a dark winter night, an excited friend called to tell me that the snow was going down. I jumped out of bed, rushed outside, and stretched out my arms to try to grab the flakes that fell from the sky. A passing German couple walked their dogs and made me laugh.

When I hated the dry heat of the Sahara desert that had been blowing to the coast of West Africa, “harmattan”, it brought a lot of dust, making the morning and evening nights cold and hot. A French foreign friend in France found it exotic because it brought The fog is in the morning and evening tones.

6. You live a "great" world history

When you hear [from someone or on the radio] or on the [Pennsylvania, TV or Internet] pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal of India, the ancient buildings [castle, cathedral, castle], you may Awesome], museums, castles in West Africa [slave history], American plantations [slavery history], monasteries and famous standing wood sculptures of American Indians, but the visits found their place completely different experience.

7. You will encounter a hospitable climate

People with money and money in the tropical climate tend to go abroad when the hot weather becomes hot. For anyone, people in temperate climates also flock to places where they can enjoy the sun and warm ocean. This is not what it is. secret.

There are many other reasons why people should go far and far. But I think these 7 are enough for you to pack your luggage [if you have never traveled], or if you pick up your luggage soon.

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