Synopses & Reviews
Whether kept on a nightstand or tucked in a backpack, this volume of daily travel gems will inspire readers who dream of faraway places. Illustrations.
From Buddha and St. Augustine to Paul Theroux and Tim Cahill, this gift book of daily meditations and memories features selections from travelers past and present. Illustrations throughout.
Whether kept on the nightstand or tucked in a backpack or briefcase, this volume of travel vignettes will inspire readers who dream of faraway places. Famous travelers and ordinary men and women share their stories. Each day offers a reflection or anecdote, providing an illuminating collection of travel wisdom and reminding readers of their past experiences--or of their dreams to be on the road. Features selections from classic and contemporary storytellers including Buddha, St. Augustine, Lawrence Durrell, Benjamin Disraeli, Paul Theroux, Jon Krakauer, Mary Morris, Peter Matthiessen, Tim Cahill, Jan Morris, Richard Halliburton, and Isabella Bird.