Whether sitting around the fire in grizzly bear country reading A Walk in the Woods; hiking along a slick trail in the highlands of Papua New Guinea with Islands in the Clouds in my daybag; or cruising … Continued
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Ah, Paris–City of Lights, City of Love, city that’s inspired so many books! Getting ready for a fall trip to Paris, I’m working on my reading list. Mon dieu! There are so many books out there, … Continued
The Wanderland Writers had great fun last week at the two launch parties for our new anthology Wandering in Bali. I read from my story “Bali Shadows.” Remembering a long ago adventure rafting with Jack on … Continued
There are lots of jungle pants–and a few shopping bags as well–in the funny, poignant, adventurous travel stories in the new anthology by the Bay Area Travel Writers, Travel Stories from Around the Globe. These stories may … Continued
Friends have often asked why I–a klutz with zero athletic aptitude, a stroke survivor on blood thinners–travel to places they see as perilous: the jungles of Thailand or Borneo or Papua New Guinea, for example. Or, more … Continued
“Scrambling upright,” Kate Crawford writes, “I attempt a proper mahout pose. My hands clutch the rope-like ridges along the top of Yom’s palm-sized ears. Tucking my feet under them, my legs spread like a cheerleader’s after the winning touchdown.”
For anyone – especially any woman – who loves Paris, Joanna Biggar’s new novel, That Paris Year, is a delight both to the senses and to the heart. It’s perfect trip reading for anyone planning a visit.
Twenty short stories and poems by travel writers from Costa Rica and abroad comprise a delightful new anthology of travel literature about one of the world’s favorite vacation spots.
Books: Antigua Guatemala: The City and Its Heritage by Elizabeth Bell. Travelers’ Tales Central America by Larry Habegger and Natanya Pearlman, Eds. Guatemala Rainbow by Gianni Vecchiato. A stunning photographic tribute to the culture, daily life, festivals … Continued