True Places are not on a Map

The couple above is standing at a street corner in Chiang Mai, Thailand and doing a very sensible thing: looking at a Lonely Planet guidebook to figure out where exactly they are so that they will know which way to go. But the pages of Herman Melville's Moby Dick may sometimes provide guidance as well, though of a different sort. “It is not down in any map," Melville writes, "true places never are."

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Couldn't agree with you more!