Unplanned trips

Ideas and suggestions for the road trips
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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby pwarbi » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:04 am

I think that there's a part of all of us that likes the idea of packing a camper van and touring the world, not knowing where we are going to end up from one day to the next, not many of us have the chance to do that though. Family, work, responsibilities take over our lives theses days and unfortunately things have changed from the hippie lifestyle days of the 60's.

Spontaneity is good, but at the same time we also have to make sure that we look after our responsibilities at the same time. We can still be free spirits, just maybe not as free as what we would like to be anymore.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby Shine_Spirit » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:40 am

DR KOKIL AGARWAL wrote:
Shine_Spirit wrote:I usually like to plan everything I want to do (and of course, my trips are part of that), but every once in a while I like to take risks trying something new, so... Making unexpected trips makes me excited because I don't I'm sure of what or who I'm going to meet along the way. :D

Although at first sight it's something immature (in the view of others), I don't care what people say, after all... The life is mine and who lives it is me. 8-)

There were times when I preferred to go with the wind and not to bother much. But after having a kid that needs to be taken along I prefer everything to be preplanned and up to the mark.

I hesitate taking unplanned trips only because of the little one. Any discomfort to him is something that I cannot tolerate.


I definitely agree with you, when there are children on the trip, we must always think about their comfort and safety in first place. But for me, this doesn't decrease the pleasure of a trip, on the contrary, it's even more pleasing to me. ;)

The madness can only be done with ourselves or with who really can accompany us in them. :lol:
Soul Traveler. 8-)

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:52 pm

Decentlady wrote:I am very spontaneous and so I love unplanned trips. Infact such trips gets me more excited.

I am not a person with much demands so I can adjust anywhere with whatever is available. I have had several of such trips in the wildest of places and in unknown terrains too. So, yes unplanned trips are so happening.

Wow...I love your attitude towards life. It is so very lively and full of high spirits. I wish I could be like that. But very unlikely I'm a person who likes everything to be well planned ahead of time. My ability to adjust depends on my mood. There are times when I can adjust anywhere anytime and there are also times when I want everything in accordance to my will.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby TheKnight » Mon May 01, 2017 2:40 am

We had an unplanned trip and it was just full of uncomfortable situations and times where our time was limited. A trip should be planned but maybe not too much. It's sometimes best to go with the flow of what the trip may offer. What needs to be planned is the amount of time something takes and the supplies you need.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Mon May 01, 2017 6:41 pm

TheKnight wrote:We had an unplanned trip and it was just full of uncomfortable situations and times where our time was limited. A trip should be planned but maybe not too much. It's sometimes best to go with the flow of what the trip may offer. What needs to be planned is the amount of time something takes and the supplies you need.

True...
Some planning is good and better then no planning. Even I prefer sorting out the rough details before stepping out of the house. I agree that everything cannot get planned prior hand but still sketching a rough outline is always good.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby TheKnight » Sat May 06, 2017 1:40 pm

DR KOKIL AGARWAL wrote:
TheKnight wrote:We had an unplanned trip and it was just full of uncomfortable situations and times where our time was limited. A trip should be planned but maybe not too much. It's sometimes best to go with the flow of what the trip may offer. What needs to be planned is the amount of time something takes and the supplies you need.

True...
Some planning is good and better then no planning. Even I prefer sorting out the rough details before stepping out of the house. I agree that everything cannot get planned prior hand but still sketching a rough outline is always good.

I've known of people that forgot to put gasoline in their car tank and got stuck in the middle of the Nevada desert on their way to Las Vegas. They had to wait 2 hours for someone to pick them up. Now imagine the heat they had to withstand with the little supplies they took.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Tue May 09, 2017 1:38 pm

TheKnight wrote:
DR KOKIL AGARWAL wrote:
TheKnight wrote:We had an unplanned trip and it was just full of uncomfortable situations and times where our time was limited. A trip should be planned but maybe not too much. It's sometimes best to go with the flow of what the trip may offer. What needs to be planned is the amount of time something takes and the supplies you need.

True...
Some planning is good and better then no planning. Even I prefer sorting out the rough details before stepping out of the house. I agree that everything cannot get planned prior hand but still sketching a rough outline is always good.

I've known of people that forgot to put gasoline in their car tank and got stuck in the middle of the Nevada desert on their way to Las Vegas. They had to wait 2 hours for someone to pick them up. Now imagine the heat they had to withstand with the little supplies they took.


This is so shocking and weird. I mean checking the gasoline in car is the prime need for travel . But I don't blame anyone. Sometimes the mental state is such that we all act in this manner and forget even the basic requirements. Such situations are the reason why I don't like unplanned trips. Getting stuck up in a condition like this is something I cannot tolerate.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby harijobs » Thu May 11, 2017 2:49 am

I have traveled unplanned with my family when my grandmother (Father's mother) died. It was sudden as we git the call early in the morning and it takes 6 to 7 hours t reach our hometown which is a deep interior village. Even though that was started as sad trip it was memorable for me. Miss you grandma.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby Ray1 » Fri May 12, 2017 7:27 am

True, I cannot do unplanned trips provided it's not something suggested by a friend for a short duration say a day or two. I prefer everything planned that suits my budget and place that I intend to visit. In fact, I do not like an unplanned business trip if not must. There is another fact that I have never felt like just pack my bag and go out to an unknown destination for no reason.

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Re: Unplanned trips

Postby demitri » Sat May 20, 2017 7:38 am

I would never go to any unplanned trip as i had a bad experience about it. We forgot all of things in hurry. We forgot to get enough food and water. We forgot to keep instruments and camp with us. It was just waste of time.

I like the planned trips. I use to make a list of important things to take with us a day before leaving so we should not miss anything.


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