“Books are my friends, my companions.
They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.”
I certainly agree with the author of Eragon. I’ve bought lots and lots of books through the years and still think it’s one of the best investments a person can ever make.
Call me old school if you will but these days, where technology allows you to read hundreds of eBooks on a single electronic device, I still prefer a good old book that I can touch and smell 🙂
I always bring a couple to read during my travels. It transports me to another world through its pages.
Sometimes a book is written and changes your views, beliefs and life…forever. Such is the case of “The Alchemist’’ by the one and only Paulo Coehlo.
Santiago, a young shepherd living in Southern Spain, has this recurring dream of finding a treasure in Egypt. He sells his sheep and goes on a quite a journey of self-discovery and finding true love in the desert. It is such a heart-warming story, beautifully narrated and teaches us important lessons.
Last time I read it was when we took off from Miami International Airport on the way back home to Canada.
I was so grateful and happy for the wonderful 3 weeks spent in El Salvador. Hard work and discipline did pay off.
I had the opportunity to travel all over the country with my parents, whom I had not seen in a year because I lived and worked on the other side of the planet in South Korea.
Allowing them to discover parts of their own homeland was incredible, touching even.
As the most famous line of the book goes: “When you want something, the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it” It couldn’t be truer.
Now I would like to invite the following travelers and awesome writers to share their special reading moment on the road:
Check out the instructions here
If you wish to be included in the list, let me know via Tweet, DM or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much Sophie from The Works Store for the invitation!