“未知之旅”颇受欢迎
Some Places Offer Trips to the Unknown

“未知之旅”颇受欢迎

Some Places Offer Trips to the Unknown

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“未知之旅”颇受欢迎

Some Places Offer Trips to the Unknown

2019-11-18

当德娜·埃斯本沙伊德在社交媒体上回复一则广告时,她的姐姐警告她,这可能会给她带来麻烦。这是一则去未知目的地度过周末假期的广告。


当德娜·埃斯本沙伊德在社交媒体上回复一则广告时,她的姐姐警告她,这可能会给她带来麻烦。
When Dena Espenscheid answered an advertisement on social media, her sister warned her that she could have problems.

这是一则去未知目的地度过周末假期的广告。
The ad was a weekend vacation to an unknown destination.

这个提议不仅是真实的,而且很有趣。
The offer was not only real, but also a lot of fun.

事实上,埃斯本沙伊德告诉美联社,她“玩得很开心”。
In fact, Espenscheid told The Associated Press that she “had a blast.”

本月初,西弗吉尼亚州旅游局组织了这次免费旅行。
The West Virginia Division of Tourism organized the free trip earlier this month.

他们的目标是宣传西维吉尼亚是秋季旅游的好去处。
The goal was to advertise West Virginia as a perfect place to visit during the autumn months.

社交媒体广告几乎没有提到目的地。
The social media ad said next to nothing about the destination.

只是建议人们多穿几层衣服和结实的鞋子。
It suggested only that people wear layered clothes and strong footwear.

广告还建议他们要有冒险精神。
It also recommended they have a sense of adventure.

在美国的部分地区,神秘之旅已经发展成为他们自己的产业。
In parts of the United States, mystery trips have grown into their own industry.

无论是乘公共汽车、火车还是飞机旅行,这些假期的长度、费用和目的地都不同。
Whether traveling by bus, train or airplane, these vacations have different lengths, costs and destinations.

组织者有时会让人们对他们要去的地方有一个大致的概念。
Often, organizers give people a general idea about where they are going.

但有时则不然。
But sometimes they do not.

丹尼斯·齐昆·韦弗大约10年前开始了神奇的神秘之旅。
Denise Chaykun Weaver started Magical Mystery Tours nearly 10 years ago.

她的公司现在每年都帮助她计划数百次旅行。
Her company now helps to plan hundreds of trips every year.

“神秘之旅的神奇之处在于你无法控制。
“There’s this magical thing about a mystery trip in that you don’t have control.

你不知道你要去哪里,”她说。
You don’t know where you’re going,” she said.

“惊喜真的很有趣。”
“Surprises are really fun.”

其他提供神秘之旅的公司包括Pink Bus Mystery Trips、Pack Up + Go和SurpriseMeTrips。
Other companies offering mystery tours include Pink Bus Mystery Trips, Pack Up + Go and SurpriseMeTrips.

Rustic Pathways专门为学生组织夏季旅行团。
Rustic Pathways specializes in summer group tour packages for students.

德娜·埃斯本沙伊德这群人一起去享受晚餐、体验大自然和骑马。
The group Dena Espenscheid went with enjoyed dinner, nature and horseback riding.

他们参观了戴维斯和托马斯以前的煤矿和木材城镇。
They visited the former coal mining and timber towns of Davis and Thomas.

他们在一家前百货商店观看了音乐表演,晚上住在迦南谷度假酒店和会议中心。
They watched musical acts at a former general store and spent the night at Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center.

第二天傍晚,埃斯本沙伊德回家了,她的姐姐再也不用担心了。
By sunset the following night, Espenscheid was back home, and her sister did not have to worry any longer.

“我肯定还会再来一次,” 埃斯本沙伊德说。
“I would absolutely do it again,” Espenscheid said.

“这让我走出了自己的舒适区。
“It got me out of my comfort zone.

如果我可以报名去另一个我没有任何计划的目的地呢?
If I can sign up for another destination unknown where I’m not planning anything?

这是冒险的一部分。”
It’s part of the adventure.”

约翰·拉塞尔为您播报。
I’m John Russell.