Posts Tagged ‘Travelogue’

The Inland Sea

The Inland Sea
“It is to the Inland Sea that I am bound,” travel writer Donald Richie announces at the opening of his 1971 classic, The Inland Sea, recently republished by Stonebridge Press in a new edition. Richie, bemoaning the industrialization and commercialism threatening Japanese society, flees to the islands scattered across the Inland Sea, a body of
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Amsterdam

Amsterdam
Opening with his daily journey, by bike of course, through his neighborhood to drop off his toddler son, Russell Shorto spins a tale of a diverse city (178 nationalities, more than New York), wrestled collectively from the sea, its coffee shops, canals, personalities and politics. Subtitled, A History of the World’s Most Liberal City, this
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Autun, Burgundy

Autun, Burgundy
Kindly Contributed by David Downie, author of Paris to the Pyrenees, A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James. Alison and I spent nearly three months walking 750 miles across France — and we met hundreds of characters along the road, and saw too many startling, sublime or ridiculous things to count. Nonetheless, one
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100 Places

100 Places
Kindly contributed by Keith Bellows, Editor in Chief of National Geographic Traveler  and author of 100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life, published (naturally) by National Geographic. The book is a Whitman’s Sampler of what the world has to offer. It’s not just about where, but how and why to travel, with kids. It’s
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