Faraway Places … as a teenager I remember getting chills when I heard the first lines of this song when it was sung by Perry Como a few years Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places its debut.
It was over 60 years ago, but I can still clearly picture Perry Como on our little black and white TV. Dressed in a cardigan sweater and walking around a room filled with shelves of books with a globe on a table, he sang Faraway Places in his smooth, beautiful voice.
As I listened to those words, I wondered if I would ever travel to faraway places, distant lands or even very far from the State of New Jersey. The words from that song stayed with Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places through the years, and I still love it. Between and it was recorded by several artists and hit the top ten charts several times. Far away places with strange sounding names Far away over the sea, Those far away places with strange sounding names are Calling, calling me.
I start getting restless, whenever I hear, the whistle of a train. I pray for the day I can get underway, And look for those castles in Spain. In my recent Hub, Wanderlust : Why People TravelI wondered if some people have a built-in wanderlust gene that Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places them Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places travel.
Then again, there could be other reasons. Perhaps, like Kay and Joe Peterson, you were born under a wandering star. Now the Escapees has 65, members who are following their wandering star. Full time RVers in the U. Does your sign of the Zodiac influence you to seek those faraway places? If your Zodiac sign is either Gemini or Virgo, both פוחלץ - The Right Rabbit* = השפן הנכון - Eat.Fuck.Sleep by the planet Mercury, perhaps you were born under a wandering star.
The Roman god Mercury Greek god Hermes is also called the Messenger God, and is often depicted with winged shoes and winged Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places to represent swift travel, trade and communication. Could some planetary pull be making your feet itch to explore the world?
Perhaps our urge to visit and explore faraway places is because we are descended from a Nomadic Culture, a community of people who move from place to place rather than settling in one location. Americans might be surprised to know that there are an estimated million nomads in the world. Early nomads in the United States included several nomadic Native American tribes including the Plains Indians and the Comanches who traveled with the seasons to follow game or food crops.
Other nomadic cultures traveled with their herds to higher grazing pastures in the summer months and came down from the mountains in the winter. These cultures are still found in Asia, Russia, Kazakhstan, the Middle Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places and other places around the world.
The Romani people, also sometimes known as Gypsies, originated many generations ago in India, Pakistan and Asia. They eventually migrated to Europe and the Americas, though today they are mostly found in Central and Eastern European countries. Romani people still follow a nomadic lifestyle, and are a close-knit culture with their own language and customs.
Although the Romani have survived much persecution and prejudice in Europe, the Gypsy life is still often romanticized in songs and stories. Perhaps you remember Gypsy Rover sung by the Kingston Trio? While these are just a very few of the nomadic cultures of the world, it is easy to see that the call of faraway places has been heard by many and for many different reasons.
There are surely many of us with ancestors who were true nomads. Those who believe in numerology believe that we each have a Destiny Number that accompanies certain personality traits. While the study of numerology has many complexities, determining your Destiny Number can be done in different ways. I Wanna Be Loved - Ann-Margret* - Bachelors Paradise way is by adding up values of When The Wind Was Green - Kitty White - Sweet Talk letters in your name according to a chart.
A simpler way is to add the numbers in your date of birth. The Destiny Number 5 is the number for explorers and adventurers, those people who dislike staying in one place too long. Whether one is influenced by an astrological sign or a Destiny Number, early environment or Nomadic ancestors, a desire to travel seems to stir some of us from a very early age.
As a child, were you happy playing house, or did you dream of exploring those Faraway Places with strange sounding names? Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. Hi sunshine, Perhaps you find the adventure and variety you desire right in your own backyard! Maybe an RV is in your future I wonder if you can get one of those hats and winged feet on Amazon? I'd like to place an order for the winged feet and hat! My destiny number is 5, yet I'm a homebody.
Well, I do like the USA, no interest in visiting other countries except in hubs or google earth! Maybe an RV is in my future! One never knows AudraLeigh - It Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places sound as if you have the makings of a nomad! Where in NJ did you live? I do like that Winged hat MartieCoetser - Thank yo Martie! Far Away Places is one of my all-time favorite songs! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Using my birth name and your instructions I have lived in the Rochester area most of my life I also lived in NJ for Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places years.
I guess I would sort of be a nomad I am surprised to hear from you that there are " million nomads in the world" Winged Feet, Winged Hat Wondering why it has not been back into style Actually, your question about my destiny number made me check out the longer way to calculate Destiny Numbers by using the letters in my name, and it does come out to 5.
My birthdate does not come out to 5. I've added a chart to the hub in case someone else would like to try it. Crossing the Artic Circle was one of the most fun things we've done, even though the sign was probably the most memorable feature there. I wonder what your Destiny Number is? Is your destiny number a 5 Stephanie? I love the song 'Faraway Places' and remember singing it whenever I would hear it. For Unfocus on Itthe sound is bright-hearted Byrds and Elephant 6 pop, filtered prettily through poptronic and Krautrock tree branches.
Of course there's the sound of a hundred other bands in there, lost in the echoes of string sections "Summertime"or inside raggedy, crackly '60s guitar lines the fabulously loopy opener "Marvelous Error". But the shared vocals of Colthart and Coppola are quite endearing, and the songs' occasional shifts into chintzy electronic accompaniment is really fun.
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In Amsterdamthe film won the Cinekid Film Award in InGemini released the film's theme song " Mio My Mio " as a single  and as part of their album Geminism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from The Land of Faraway. This media article uses IMDb for verification. IMDb may not be a reliable source for film and television information and is generally only cited as an Carip - Various - Songs And Sounds Of Faraway Places link. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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