MPoaF: The Joy of Travel

Saw these clips on Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist, a blog with approximately … oh, I don’t know … 500 quintillion times as many readers as this one, so apologies if you’ve seen them before.  Feel free to move along, if so.  If not, spare a moment to enjoy these little summaries of the joy of travel (especially the first one, which is just kind of lovely, if you ask me).

MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

LEARN from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

EAT from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

Without wanting to sound too ungrateful or smug, I was lucky enough to kind of overdose on travel – especially the kind to rather unusual and far-flung places – by the time the 21st century got underway. These days I’m a rather sedentary sort, deeply attached to my home comforts, with distinctly unitchy feet. But watching those films gave me a little tingle in both soles and soul, and I remembered, for a moment or two at least, just how awesome it is to journey out into the wider world …

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