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Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France--Erin Byrne

I was drawn to this book by several factors:  1) the image of the Winged Victory of Samothrace on the cover and 2) the escapist promise of travel essays.   311 more words

FIVE Books I'm reading about Road Trips!

It’s Friday Reads…on a SUNDAY!

I’ve been busy preparing for my new job, and I’m starting this week! I am incredibly excited to start my new job, both because of the job itself  189 more words

Adventure

The Sami and I : Part 2

So before I get to the meaty stuff (literally), by which I mean the core activities that comprise the life and work of a Sami reindeer herder, I thought that I would write first about my other responsibilities when I was working up in the north of Finland with a Sami family. 967 more words

Finland

Du chakay duniya by Bimal Mukherjee

He is the first Indian global traveler.He travel from India to Europe with his Bicycle ..Read his epic journey…Duchakay duniya..

Travel Literature

My Not So Crafty Side

     I have many, many, many interests (it’s hard to fit them all into my life really) and I do get up to the odd thing not related to crafts, planners and snail mail. 1,034 more words

Books

Book review: How to Talk About Places You've Never Been - I love France 184

How to Talk About Places
You’ve Never Been:
On the Importance of
Armchair Travel

Author: Pierre Bayard
Translator: Michele Hutchison
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: 1/26/2016… 1,128 more words

Non-Fiction

At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig

At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig by John Gimlette

Introduced by John Fernandez of Secret Garden Iguazu B&B on the border of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil  12 more words