Multcolib My Librarian Heather: The solo journey
Annotation:This comprehensive guide for women travelers is filled with safety tips, anecdotes, resources and information on how to start planning a dream journey.
Annotation:At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita left an elegant life in L.A. to follow her dream of connecting with people in cultures all over the world.
Annotation:The author describes the lessons she learned about independence while traveling in Paris, London, Oxford, and throughout Italy.
Annotation:When her husband dies, Suzy decided to fulfill their dream alonemaking a new life for herself in her favorite city.Cest la Vieis the deliciously chatty chronicle of her first year in Paris, of the dizzying delights and maddening frustrations inherent in learning to be a Parisian.
Annotation:A bitter divorce and a rebound fling later, Elizabeth emerges battered yet determined to find what she's been missing. So begins her quest.
Annotation:A chronicle of the author's first four years in Italy, describing her purchase and restoration of an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside, her transformation of the overgrown gardens, and her discovery of the many links between the food and culture of the region.
Annotation:A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
Annotation:With rich insight, humility, and her trademark grace, Shirley MacLaine gently leads us on a sacred adventure toward an inexpressibly transcendent climax. The Camino promises readers the journey of a thousand lifetimes.
Annotation:"That is what is strange--that friends, even passionate loves, are not my real life, unless there is time alone in which to explore what is happening or what has happened."