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Best of Lonely Planet Travel Writing

(Book - 2009 )
Best of Lonely Planet Travel Writing
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Since 1998, Lonely Planet has been publishing our favorite travel stories. The disasters of 'Lonely Planet Unpacked,' the romances of 'Brief Encounters', the random acts of generosity in 'Kindness of Strangers', the out-there adventures of 'Tales from Nowhere' - these stories, and many others, explored the reasons why we travel, and what we find when we get there. Now we've selected the best of them. From the first tentative steps of the young backpacker finding her feet in a London hostel, to the beyond-travel commetment of setting up house in Delhi, the 26 stories in this collection cover the globe and reveal a world of travel experiences. 'Best of Lonely Planet's Travel Writing' Includes: Tim Cahill, William Dalrymple, Jason Elliot, Pico Iyer, Jan Morris, Emily Perkins, Karl Taro Greenfeld, Danny Wallace, Tony Wheeler, Simon Winchester and more.
Title: Best of lonely planet travel writing
Publisher: Melbourne ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Pub., 2009
Characteristics: 271 p. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Tony Wheeler
Notes: "Including original stories by Jan Morris, Simon Winchester, Tim Cahill and Pico Iyer"--Cover
Contents: Introduction / Tony Wheeler
No food, no rest, no... / Pico Iyer
Upriver / Stanley Stewart
Something approaching enlightenment / Rolf Potts
The end of the road / Bill Fink
Journey to the centre of the Earth / Alana Semuels
Baghdad to Basra, on the wrong side of hte tracks / César G. Soriano
A visit to Kanasankatan / Jason Elliot
Looking for Abdelati / Tanya Shaffer
Wangara's cross / Joshua Clark
The first hour of the first day of my first assignment for Lonely Planet / Miles Roddis
The sights of Prague / Danny Wallace
City of Djinns / William Dalrymple
Ignoring the admiral / Jan Morris
Everything come round / James D. Houston
A slight leaning backward / Greg Tuleja
Egg child / Sarah Levin
Into the darkness / Chris Colin
Walking the Mount Kailash circuit / Tony Wheeler
On the trail / Karl Taro Greenfeld
Let's go / Emily Perkins
Old toad on a bike / Simon Gandolfi
On the trail of the Caspian tiger / Tim Cahill
Secrets of the Maya / Laura Resau
Finding shelter / Nicholas Crane
Ascension in the moonlight / Simon Winchester
ISBN: 1741795117
9781741795110
Branch Call Number: 910.4 B5613 2009
Subject Headings: Voyages and travels Anecdotes Travelers' writings
Topical Term: Voyages and travels
Travelers' writings
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