15 destinations that will get you wet.

A continuation of The Never Ending Travel Bucket List , this post is a compilation of 15 destinations accompanied by 15 uplifting quotes to inspire the nomadic traveler.

Moorea, French Polynesia. “When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” – Rainer Rilke

Gellert Baths, Budapest. “Chlorine is my perfume.” – Author Unknown

Santorini, Greece. “Why do we love the sea?  It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.” – Robert Henri

Portogino, Italy. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of the oceans.” – Kahlil Gibran

Leça Swimming Pools, Portugal. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand. “That far-resounding roar is the Ocean’s voice of welcome.  His salt breath brings a blessing along with it.”  – Nathaniel Hawthorne, Foot-prints on the Sea-shore.

Grand Canal, Venice, Italy. “Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.” – Blaise Pascal

Bunaken National Marine Park , Indonesia. “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun.” – Anonymous

Club Med Kani, Maldives. “I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.” – Helen Keller

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” – William Wordsworth

Mamanuca Islands, Fiji. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau

Sea Caves, Benagil, Portugal. “Water is life’s mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Calivigny Island, Grenada. “The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

Kotor Bay, Montenegro. “Never a ship sails out of the bay, but carries my heart as a stowaway.” – Roselle Mercier Montgomery, The Stowaway

Cancun, Mexico. “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea–whether it is to sail or to watch it–we are going back from whence we came.” – John F. Kennedy

Na Pali Coast, Hawaii. “Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea, Which brought us hither.” – William Wordsworth, Intimations of Immortality

InterContinental Resort, Tahiti. “For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it’s always ourselves we find in the sea.” – e.e. cummings



  1. Amazing pictures! Thanks for posting and sharing!

    1. Hey no worries. Yes beautiful pictures indeed 🙂 Thanks for dropping by!

      1. You are welcome! Do stop by my blog too!

  2. I wish, I wish, I wish!

    1. “I will, I will, I will!” Hope you get to tick off the list in your bucket sooner than later!

  3. Raymon Palczewski · · Reply

    I love to swim on fresh water swimming pools because they are great on the skin. Swimming on saltwater is kinda harsh on the skin. ‘::’*

    Kind regards

    1. Thanks Lee! 🙂

  4. Good replies in return of this question with genuine arguments and
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