Life on the river

Life on the river

It is impossible to step into the same river twice – Heraclitus

Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go – Blaise Pascal

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Guilin, China

No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow – African Proverb

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Bangkok, Thailand

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning – American Indian Proverb

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Sangkae River, Cambodia

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time – Leonardo da Vinci

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Don Det, Laos

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error – Voltaire

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Paris, France

Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away – Arthur Golden

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Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source – Willy Ley

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Sumatra, Indonesia

May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children – Rainer Maria Rilke

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Nhong Kiaw, Laos

Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere – Emma Smith

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Yangshou, China

We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations – David Brower

We love rivers! No matter where we travel we always seem to end up by one.

We hope you enjoyed our little photo essay. Which river is most memorable to you? Please let us know.

Have a great weekend!

Love & Peace,



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Paul Farrugia

Paul Farrugia is a an avid traveller and blogger. When he is not travelling he likes to spend his free time reading, going to festivals and sitting down enjoying a nice glass of red! If you would like to reach him send him an e-mail to [email protected]

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