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Travel America: The (still) beautiful. | The Caffeinated Day Tripper
"The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends." – Shirley MacLaine This will start off sounding like yet another political post but it's really a love letter to travelers and Americans. Hang in there with me, okay? We're a year into a new president and Americans are utterly divided. We've been here before. In Civil War and regarding Vietnam, for example. This great experiment called Democracy has led us down some winding, even gridlocked, roads. But these roads, in all their wild reckless abandon, lead somewhere. Somewhere beautiful. It just takes time, faith in democracy and, yes, anger or tears. The Forefathers never said it would be easy. And travelers...we KNOW this journey. Lao Tzu — "The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Along with the election madness, I've seen articles and headlines about how dangerous the U.S. is now. Places to avoid, unrest in the streets, gun