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15 funniest travel books ever written (in English) | CNN ...
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May 23, 2017 ... "Looking for a writer who can capture the hilarity of travel like the beloved Bill Bryson? J. Maarten Troost's 'The Sex Lives of Cannibals' is a comic classic of a travelogue that will completely change the way you look at the idyllic South Pacific." -- Shawn Donley, new book purchasing supervisor at Powell's ...
The Rise of the Female Travelogue - TIME
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Jul 4, 2011 ... "I never travel without my diary," says one of the heroines of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. "One should always have something sensational to read in the train." Increasingly, that sensational read can be another woman's travel diary--like Elisabeth Eaves' Wanderlust: A Love Affair with ...
In the Footsteps of Tocqueville - The Atlantic
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We asked another Frenchman to travel deep into America and report on what he found. ... Prisoners call to her as we pass, insult her because they've been denied the use of the recreation room or the canteen, make farting noises at which she doesn't bat an eye, stop her sometimes to confide a wish to live or die. It's only ...
The 10 oddest travel guides ever published.
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Aug 4, 2008 ... The 1942 edition includes an exhortation to wartime travel—"Vacations for Victory. You can do your job better after recreation"—and to modern eyes is striking for what hotels emphasized in the early 1940s. There's no TV, of course, and rarely any AC. So what's the most common amenity promised in the ...
Going to Sicily? 10 things to know before your trip | CNN ...
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Mar 20, 2017 ... Sicily -- it's a part of Italy but not really all that Italian. This island's ancient Greek ruins and desserts are just a couple of the drawing cards.
Tim Moore (writer) - Wikipedia
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Tim Moore is a British travel writer and humorist. He was educated at Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith. In addition to his nine published travelogues to date, his writings have appeared in various publications including Esquire, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Observer and the Evening Standard. He was ...
List of travel magazines - Wikipedia
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This is a list of notable travel and tourism magazines: Contents. [hide]. 1 Travel and tourism-related magazines. 1.1 In circulation; 1.2 Out of print. 2 References; 3 External links. Travel and tourism-related magazines[edit]. In circulation[edit]. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Afar (2009); Arthur Frommer' s ...
OFF THE MAP . Travelogue | PBS
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A 300-ton kinetic sculpture assembled from relics of the industrial age and designed for space travel, the Forevertron is located behind Delaney's Surplus on Route 12, seven miles south of Baraboo, Wisconsin. Travelogue » · Image of The Rock Garden, The Rock Garden - Chandigarh, India Nek Chand, born 1924
The Witcher 3 Review: 5 Things to Love, 5 to Hate | Time
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May 12, 2015 ... You could write plausibly poetic travelogues about the game's distinctive vistas, whether sloshing through Crookback Bog, taking in the heart stopping view from Kaer Gelen castle, hiking around the craggy monster-thronged foothills of Bald Mountain, or getting lost in the wonderfully nuanced architecture of ...
Jack Douglas - Hollywood Star Walk - Los Angeles Times
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Jack Douglas was an early producer and host of travel and adventure films on television. Douglas felt that people would like to explore the world via the small rectangular eye in their living rooms. Almost all the travel-adventure shows on television sprang from the original Douglas format, which started with the ...
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo - Wikipedia
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His brother Uthram Thirunal and British Resident William Cullen formally establish the zoo in 1857 as an annex to the Napier Museum. The zoo was originally built with the typical iron-barred cages prevalent at the time, and was designed for recreational purposes, but with increased loss of forest and wildlife due to human ...
History of cycling - Wikipedia
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Cycling as recreation became organized shortly after racing did. In its early days, cycling brought the sexes together in an unchaperoned way, particularly after the 1880s when cycling became more accessible owing to the invention of the Rover Safety bicycle. Public cries of alarm at the prospect of moral chaos arose from ...
Ed Ricketts - Wikipedia
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Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts (May 14, 1897 – May 11, 1948) commonly known as Ed Ricketts, was an American marine biologist, ecologist, and philosopher. He is best known for Between Pacific Tides (1939), a pioneering study of intertidal ecology, and for his influence on writer John Steinbeck, which resulted in their ...
River Brent - Wikipedia
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Certain accounts of the Romantic Period have speculation from its propensity to suggest regular links to druids, or of some other ancient religious deity, all which alluded more to fancy with which to delight the readers of the new vogue in travelogues, rather than the result of any serious study, the true history of the river Brent ...
Ed van der Elsken - Wikipedia
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VPRO (with Jan Vrijman); 1958: Safari Film commissioned by safari leader Menri Quintard (lost); 1959-60: Travelogues, AVRO (lost); 1960: Rond De Wereld Met Ed van der Elsken (Around the world with Ed van der Elsken) Year produced: ca. 1960, Camera: Ed van der Elsken, Gerda van der Elsken-van der Veen, Sound: ...

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