Sometimes we think that to explore new places we have to travel far from home. But, if we really think about it, most of us haven’t fully experienced our own towns — our own “now” if we’re going to add a mystical element to it.
I’ve actually had tourists — people who don’t even live here – come up to me and say, “Have you done such and such? It was great!”
And my answer is “Well, no, actually. I haven’t.”
And of course, I have no good answer to their follow-up question of, “Why not?”
I’ve lived here for years and, still, there are places or events tourists make a point to experience during their short vacation that I have never done.
So I’m going to be a tourist in my own town. I’m going to explore places I’ve never been, see what tour books say to do, and go places people recommend. I’ll let you know how it goes. 😉
Welcome to Asheville, North Carolina. USA.