Travel is a spiritual movement, it abandons all complexity and noise, and allows spiritual purity and nature to become one. “Walk while you’re young,” despite the current pandemic that has blocked people from traveling everywhere, there are still people who are practicing this famous adage under extremely unfavorable conditions.
When people are trapped in a “small space” for a long time, people will gradually lose their perception and sensitivity to the outside world, and become insensitive. If a person loses his yearning for freedom and a better life, he is tantamount to walking dead. Industrialization-driven societies are trying to shape everyone into this. The mass assembly lines of factories, lattice-like office buildings… are different forms of “small spaces”, which are attached to the cities made of reinforced concrete and spread to the remote suburbs and villages at an alarming rate. So, those who yearn for freedom are taking their luggage and preparing to flee…
A long time ago, a literary radio station launched a program called “Walking Landscape”. This is a program narrated in the form of prose, which explores the emotional lives of young men and women by combining personal growth experiences with walking scenery. I even think that it first opened my desire to explore life and travel, which made me accustomed to pursuing the meaning of life, travel and freedom after many years.
Travel is a journey from the beginning to the end, and if we don’t fully realize this, we will gain very little from the journey. The process of travel requires us to devote ourselves, feel with our hearts, and even integrate ourselves with nature. This is a philosophical discussion of spiritual phenomena. In my opinion, seeing a mountain as a mountain and seeing a water as a water is only because of being attached to the ego; letting go of the attached ego, seeing that the mountain is not a mountain, and seeing that the water is not water is already a spiritual sublimation.