Travels Themes

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One of the main themes in "Travels" by Michael Crichton is travel. The theme covers many different types of travel, physical and metaphysical as well as emotional and spiritual.

Crichton began to travel as a young child. The Crichton family traveled frequently while the children were growing up, giving the family a sense of adventure and openness to the world. Therefore, traveling is not new to Crichton. The Crichton family traveled extensively throughout the author's youth. By the time Crichton was ready to graduate from high school, he had already visited 48 states and 5 European countries. Crichton also took a year off between college and medical school to spend more time in Europe.

It was after Crichton moved to California that he began to get the traveling bug again. The book details Crichton's travels around the world which typically included remote places and interesting cultures far removed from the...

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