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The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in this Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisines and cultures. Includes winners from the annual Solas Awards for Best Travel Writing.
With an Introduction by Don George.
In The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10, readers will:
Hunt for buried silver on a first visit to the Russian homeland
Rejuvenate 40-something sex appeal on a dance floor in Cuba
Rediscover the meaning of friendship in a roadside encounter in Namibia
Fall in love and out again with the many Marcos of Rome
Comprehend the meaning of forgiveness with a killing fields survivor in Cambodia
Beat cancer by embracing travel and the world...and much more
James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers’ Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than 125 Travelers’ Tales/Solas House titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared nationwide since 1985. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean O’Reilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books and the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self.
Table of Contents
Publisher’s Preface James O’Reilly
Introduction Don George
Friends Who Don’t Bite Jill K. Robinson NAMIBIA
The Vanishing Art of Losing Your Way Sarah Colleen Coury USA
The Marco Chronicles: To Rome, Without Love Elizabeth Geoghegan ITALY
What Is that Thing? Michael Coolen THE GAMBIA
Inside the Tower Keith Skinner CALIFORNIA
Notes into Lines Hannah Sheldon-Dean CZECH REPUBLIC
Into the Hills Matthew Crompton INDIA
Show Me, Shouyu Kelly Luce JAPAN
Fish Trader Ray Lisa Alpine COLOMBIA
My First Trip to the Homeland Tania Amochaev RUSSIA
The Tea in Me Bill Giebler INDIA
Code 500 Stephanie Elizondo Griest TEXAS
Diego Forever Kelly Chastain SPAIN
Woman Rain Katherine Jamieson GUYANA
The Crap Between the Love and Us Dayna Brayshaw AT SEA
Neil and I Gary Buslik EUROPE
From the Ashes James Michael Dorsey CAMBODIA
Ohio House Tour V. Hansmann OHIO
I Have a Problem with the Blood of a Woman Stephanie Glaser PARIS