Nature is upside down

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.

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One thought on “Nature is upside down”

  1. I’ve always said that a bike is the best way to see someplace – urban or rural. Walking is too slow – you can’t cover enough real estate – and in a car you see nothing, hear nothing, smell nothing.

    Thanks for sharing.

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