Stamps in Passports

It’s always fun to look through your passport and see the stamps from various airports. And to look at your friends’ passports and see where they’ve been.

But there seems to be no practical value to the stamps. All airports now scan your passport and the whole system is computerized. I’ve never seen a border official actually look at my stamps.

I suspect it’s tradition at this point.

Just as reading long letters of famous historical figures is good fun but will not be an option for future generations reading about us, I suspect stamps in passports will be a thing of the past soon enough as well….

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