To spend three months salary on three weeks of discomfort, to tire oneself out doing nothing that one will remember when it is done, and to return to work feeling not much worse than when one set out – that is the sort of holiday that only an English philosopher could endure with patience.
Arthur Waugh 1866-1943
quoted in ‘The Perfect Holiday’ by Rose Henniker Heaton
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Not to mention the carbon footprint… 🙂