The Traveling Public
by Stephen Phillips
What great times we live in. Now it is possible to fly from London to New York and back again in a 24-hour period. Step onto a plane in Los Angeles, and the next time your feet touch terra firma, you're on the other side of the globe in Tokyo. (Just unfortunate that your luggage is in Mozambique.)
The human race has made gigantic steps forward when it comes to travel. It's just unfortunate that there are individuals who have not yet made the leap into the 21st century, and still insist on traveling like they are participating in the California Gold Rush.
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is traditionally a special occasion.
Some of today's travelers make the experience "special" in a different sort of way.