The Purpose of Travel

British-Connaisseurs

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as foreign land.

Lord Chesterfield


We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

T S Eliot

Extract from ‘Little Gidding’.
The illustration is ‘British Connoisseurs in Rome’ by James Russel, c. 1750
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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