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Robyn Davidson

"There are some moments in life that are like pivots around which your existence turns -- small intuitive flashes, when you know you have done something correct for a change, when you think you are on the right track."

Robyn Davidson, Tracks: The Exhilarating Tale of a Willful Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback (1980)

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"The camels were thunderstruck at the sight of that ocean. They had never seen so much water. Globs of foam raced up the beach and tickled their feet so that they jumped along on all fours -- Bub nearly sent me flying. They would stop, turn to stare at it, leap sideways, look at one another with their noses all pointed and ridiculous, then stare at it again, then leap forward again."

Robyn Davidson, Tracks: The Exhilarating Tale of a Willful Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback (1980)

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"I believe that the subconscious always knows what is best. It is our conditional, vastly overrated rational mind which screws everything up."

Robyn Davidson, Tracks: The Exhilarating Tale of a Willful Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback (1980)

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"... some of us just don't want to be famous ... anonymity cannot be bought for any price, once you have lost it ..."

Robyn Davidson, Tracks: The Exhilarating Tale of a Willful Woman's Solo Trek Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback (1980)

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Robyn Davidson, Australian writer, traveler
(1950 - )