Free Spirit

“I don’t call myself a Buddhist. I’m a free spirit.
I believe I’m here on earth to admire and enjoy it;
that’s my religion.”
~ Alice Walker

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Madhu is an Interior designer turned travel blogger on a long sabbatical to explore the world. When not crafting stories on The Urge To Wander, she's probably Tweeting @theurgetowander or sharing special moments on

94 thoughts on “Free Spirit

  1. And, dear Madhu, indeed you are a lovely free spirit – someone who adds meaning to many lives, mine for sure ! Brava you the kindred spirit !

  2. Loved this post, the photo! 🙂 And the quote is just like one of my own thoughts.

    Thanks for sharing.

  3. Ah, Madhu! Brilliant and beautiful and an adventurer par excellence! I do so love your photographs and admire your philosophy and your life. 🙂

    1. Thank you George! You are so generous with your support. You know how much i admire your blog 🙂

  4. Sorry I haven’t been around much lately, but my book, The Bellman Chronicles, will be FREE to download on Sept. 10 – 11! Check it out on my Amazon Kindle page.. You won’t be disappointed. And if you can slip me a review, I’d be forever grateful…

    1. Wonderful Hook! Wish you all the best with the promotion and sales! I am afraid i don’t do reviews. i try my best to stick to travel related stories.

  5. Whenever I see the photo challenge in my in-box I anxiously await for what you have to offer Madhu. What a great way to depict the image of “free spirit”. 🙂

  6. I’m with you on this, “I’m a free spirit.
    I believe I’m here on earth to admire and enjoy it.” Fun and beautiful photo!

    1. Oh yes you are IT! Your feel good posts are all about admiring and enjoying what the earth has to offer 🙂

    1. Oh, thank you Stephen! I was quite touched by that quote as well. That is truly how i feel!

  7. I love this picture of you Madhu! You don’t put many pics of yourself on your blog so thanks for sharing this lovely photo! A free spirit indeed!

  8. Oh my! This is a wonderful photo following that quote! From reading your posts about all of your travel, I feel you are indeed a free spirit!

    1. Yes, me too 🙂 There is something about being on the water that makes you feel carefree!

    1. Hahaha! That daytrip to Tigre was the most relaxing part of our South America trip last year. Thanks Kat 🙂

    1. Yes, and the thrill of remembering all those times I had done this when we lived by the river!! Thanks Lynne 🙂

  9. Madhu, this is a PERFECT photo for this topic. I love the symbolism in this picture–of dipping your proverbial toe into the waters of life!

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