9781609520984

The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 10 True Stories from Around the World

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    9781609520984

  • ISBN10:

    160952098X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/16/2014
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales
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Summary

In The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World, thirty celebrated and emerging writers invite you to ride shotgun as they travel the globe to discover new places, people, and facets of themselves. The essays are as diverse as the destinations, the common thread being fresh, compelling storytelling that will make you laugh, weep, wish you were there, or thank your lucky stars you weren’t. The Best Women’s Travel Writing speaks to the reasons why we travel—and how travel changes our lives.

In The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World, you’ll:

Study the ancient art of belly dancing in Egypt
Go day-drinking with a sea captain in Croatia
Scuba dive through an underground cave in Mexico
Run from massive exploding balloons in Burma
Embed with the military in Afghanistan
Experience a different kind of time in Argentina
Go dogsledding in Finland
Confront heartache, pain, and a deadly creature in Indonesia
Negotiate with smugglers in Mongolia
Marry a stranger at Burning Man

... and much, much more.

Author Biography

Lavinia Spalding is the author of Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler, and coauthor of With a Measure of Grace: The Story and Recipes of a Small Town Restaurant. Her work has also appeared in such publications as Sunset Magazine, Yoga Journal, Inkwell, and Post Road Magazine. She grew up in New Hampshire and Flagstaff, AZ, and graduated from the University of Arizona creative writing program. She has kept travel journals throughout 30 countries on five continents, and she is the editor of The Best Women's Travel Writing 2011, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2012, and The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 9. She lives in San Francisco.

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