“A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, and walking is the act of speaking that language, of selecting from those possibilities. Just as language limits what can be said, architecture limits where one can walk, but the walker invents other ways to go…” Rebecca Solnit, “Wanderlust”

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“The only given is that walking is the first hallmark of what became humanity… it created the spare pair of limbs dangling from the upright body, seeking something to hold or make or destroy, the arms freed to evolve into ever more sophisticated manipulators of the material world…” Rebecca Solnit “Wanderlust”

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