Monday, September 21, 2015

Great Escapes

Some travel books to check out:
  • Steaming to Bamboola: The World of a Tramp Steamer by Christopher Buckley
  • Italian Days by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
  • The Rainy Season: Haiti - Then and Now by Amy Wilentz
  • In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
  • The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia by Paul Theroux
  • One for the Road by Tony Horwitz
  • Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey by V.S. Naipaul
  • Facing the Congo: A Modern-Day Journey in the Heart of Darkness by Jeffrey Tayler
  • Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before by Tony Horwitz
  • Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe by Bill Bryson
  • Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town by Paul Theroux
  • Murderers in Mausoleums: Riding the Back Roads of Empire between Moscow and Beijing by Jeffrey Tayler
  • In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo by Michela Wrong


Anonymous said...

Well worth consideration:
The Innocents Abroad, by Mark Twain

Free in various formats:


Michael Wade said...


Great choice.