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The origin of the word “travel” is most likely lost to history. The term “travel” may originate from the Old French word travail.[3] According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, the first known use of the word travel was in the 14th century. It also states that the word comes from Middle English travailen, travelen (which means to torment, labor, strive, journey) and earlier from Old French travailler (which means to work strenuously, toil).

In English we still occasionally use the words travail and travails, which mean struggle. According to Simon Winchester in his book The Best Travelers’ Tales (2004), the words travel and travail both share an even more ancient root: a Roman instrument of torture called the tripalium (in Latin it means “three stakes”, as in to impale). This link reflects the extreme difficulty of travel in ancient times.

Albian Pepshi
Apr 22, 2021 Category: Uncategorized 0 Comments
    • Stéphanie

      Tres bel appartement spacieux fidèle à la description et idéalement placé à Vienne et excellents accueil et communication

    • Vicki

      Great apartment . Very near the museums and shopping district . Accessible to the underground , trams and busses . Albi was a great host meeting us on arrival and advising on local amenities.

    • Cindy

      This beautiful space is within walking distance to all the great spots. We took the subway the first day and then walked all over the other days. The beds are very comfortable. The living area was perfect for the four of us. The courtyard makes you feel like you are in an oasis away from everything. Albi was very friendly and welcoming.

    • Sharon

      Good location by the museums and walkable to first district. Coffee shop across the street and delicious Ulrich restaurant around the corner. Clean apartment. Large living space. Albi was kind and responsive.

    • Holly

      Albi's apartment is fantastic. It's got so much room, which is great for several adults who don't want to be on top of each other. The location is phenomenal. So close to everything. Highly recommend!

    • Andrei

      Fantastic place with fantastic host

    • Jay

      Albi is a very gracious host. This was our 2nd time staying at his listing and we will look to book again the next time in Vienna. HIGHLY recommended!

    • David

      Albi was a wonderful, helpful host, good recommendations.
      Will use same accommodation next time we are in Wien.

    • Lucy

      We had a fantasic stay at Albi's place in Vienna. It was well furnished and very quiet, and within walking distance of some of the best Christmas markets and restaurants! The apartment is also across the road from a train stop, so super easy to get around the city. Albi was really helpful and responsive. We would definitely stay again. Thanks Albi 😊

    • Nicolas

      Albi's place was perfectly situated for our stay, very close to central Vienna and lots of opportunities closeby. Communication with Albi was always very friendly, thank you for the experience!

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