Rebecca Solnit Wanderlust: A History of Walking
[A] certain kind of wanderlust can only be assuaged by the acts of the body itself in motion, not the motion of the car, boat, or plane. It is the movement as well as the sights going by that seems to make things happen in the mind, and this is what makes walking ambiguous and endlessly fertile: it is both means and end, travel and destination.
Parents, especially fathers, who drive their children to sleep might want to take note. A bit of an amble in fresh air might do wanders for sending the child off to dreamland and the human perambulator might derive a bonus pleasure from the footwork.
And so for day 1704