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11 Best Travel Quotes Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted: 12/09/10 11:52 AM ET

As the excitement for the upcoming release of the film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's "The Rum Diary" builds, here at Black Tomato we have been inspired to compile our definitive list of travel quotes from our favorite well-worn literature companions.

These are some of the most memorable scenes, observations and distractions that have ignited our collective urge for adventure.

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Puerto Rico: "The Rum Diary"
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"My first feeling was a wild desire to drive a stake in the sand and claim the place for myself. The beach was white as salt, and cut off from the world by a ring of steep hills that faced the sea. We were on the edge of a large bay and the water was that clear, turquoise color that you get with a white sand bottom. I had never seen such a place. I wanted to take off all my clothes and never wear them again."-Hunter S. Thompson
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