Travel Pens

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    When I saw these Bic pens in a supermarket in 1995, I immediately bought five packs of them. Somehow I knew that they would become my writing utensil of choice if I was ever to live my dream of traveling the world. I was a sucker for old maps and this was the first pen I had seen that actually had maps on them. (I believe the series was called "The New World")

    Six years later, I opened the packaging and brought a couple of them on a 14-country journey through Europe, the first of many backpacking journeys to come.

    I've never seen these pens since that day in the supermarket, so I have to find other Bics of the same size to refill them. Unfortunately, throughout the years of travel, I have lost quite a few. I have only three left.

    I have used the pens in my web design quite a few times. Here's an example.

    JohnnyG*, KE-TA, stephanie_says, and 32 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. JohnnyG* 97 months ago | reply

      I remember having these pens years ago, too. They were very pretty. Have you had any luck in finding old stock somewhere?

    2. KE-TA 97 months ago | reply

      Interesting! I'll trying to find this at stationery store in japan.

    3. Look In The Tunk 97 months ago | reply

      Ohhhh yeah brings me back to middle school looking at these.

    4. rachmaninoff [deleted] 97 months ago | reply

      wonderful pens and great composition.

    5. Mike Guildoo 97 months ago | reply

      Whoa flashback! Those were the first pens I used in college!

    6. Yanks4Life23519 86 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All things indoors (POST 1, COMMENT 3), and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    7. rg269tq 84 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Random & Creative shots, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    8. galarielle 65 months ago | reply

      Your project is really inspiring, congratulations :) it must have been amazing, doing this trip with your handmade guide journal!

    9. Ángel Guirao 19 months ago | reply

      Hi, i would advise you that I'm going to use your photo on my blog. Thanks!

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