"Whenever I travel anywhere, I'm constantly asked if I'm Swedish. It's the burden of most Norwegians. The Swedes have just got a better publicity agent, I think."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Christopher Heyerdahl on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Christopher Heyerdahl on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Christopher Heyerdahl on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Christopher Heyerdahl on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Christopher Heyerdahl on Saint Augustine
"Certainly, anyone whom I've witnessed, who has gone through something horrible and life-changing, has a sense of ironic humor, or an ability to look at the peculiarities of the world and find humor in it."