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Last week, I wrote about my favorite blogs ofand this week, I want to talk travel books. Part of the tool belt of any traveler is a good book.
The Alchemistby Paulo Coelho A books about following your dreams, this is one of the most-read books in recent history.
The story follows a young shepherd boy from Spain to Egypt as he follows his heart, goes with the flow, and learns love and the meaning of life.
The book is filled with wonderful and inspirational quotes.
It will move you. The way she describes the scenery, the people, and her experience makes me want to follow in her footsteps. Here is my interview with her from earlier in the year.
His thoughts on working in the travel industry, moving to a foreign place he knew nothing about, solo travel, and meeting locals was often like reading my own.
I did a video interview with him earlier this year and we joke about our very different feelings on Vietnam one of us hates it. The story follows his character, Sal, as he leaves New York City and heads west, riding the rails, making friends, and partying the night away.
What I especially love about this story is that through all his travel adventures, he becomes a better, stronger, and more confident person. I can personally relate to that. The story follows them from England in the s to the beginning of the 21st century.
In between, you hear all their travel tales and learn about their early business struggles.
While the book drags in some parts, it is ultimately a fascinating read about the company that helped start the travel guidebook industry and forever changed how we travel. I like the movie too, but the book is way better.
Now that I am writing about it again, I think I might re-read it soon. Vagabondingby Rolf Potts Written by the godfather of vagabonding, Rolf Potts, this book is a must-read for those new to long-term travel.
Rolf spent 10 years on the road he even walked across Israeland his book contains valuable insights, interesting quotes, and a lot of practical information. From saving to planning to life on the road, this is a must for newbies.
It delves deeply into the why and philosophy of long-term travel that no other book has come close to doing. His book was re-released and I interviewed him about it.
This book chronicles a journey through Australia and takes you from east to west, through tiny little mining towns, forgotten coastal cities, and off-the-beaten-path forests. This is the book that inspired me to go to Australia.
Seven Ages of Parisby Alistair Horne This book highlights the main influential periods of Parisian history, taking you from the early middle-ages to the 20th century. I found myself re-reading parts just to make sure I absorbed everything. And, while this book jumps a little between periods, it gives you a fantastic and clear overview of how Paris became Paris and how it was built up over the centuries.One such book was The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Black Music, published around Its alphabetical entries covered soul, reggae, R&B, blues, disco, and jazz-funk artists with plenty of photos of album covers and artists, plus brief discographies.
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.5/5(1). Aug 13, · If I were casting a vote for the dominant writer of the 20th century, But more than that Faulkner liberated our tongues and persuaded us to write voices as they were actually spoken as opposed to what we thought was proper for a book.
Kafka on the other hand, as Marquez has said, gave us permission to write. I just thought this is a book I want to write. So, I wasn’t thinking market-wise, I was thinking, “I have this book, let’s see what happens.” I wasn’t really invested in .
Apr 19, · "The Bread of Salt" by N V M Gonzalez "The Bread of Salt" by N V M Gonzalez (, 8 pages) While in Manila he began to write for local newspapers and magazines, just like we have seen so many other writers do.
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