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“The Bang Bang Club”, by G. Marinovich & J. Silva, Arrow

Travel literature, in my humble opinion, is quite a large category. At the end of the day most travel books are about someone – the writer, usually – arriving somewhere and doing something. And, if this approach is to be … Continue reading

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“The Cruellest Journey”, by Kira Salak, Bantam

“In the beginning, my journeys feel at best ludicrous, at worst insane. This one is no exception. The idea is to paddle nearly 600 miles on the Niger River in a kayak, alone, from the Malian town of Old Ségou … Continue reading

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“Would you stay?” by Michael Forster Rothbart, TED.com

If there’s an aspect I’d like this newborn blog to talk about besides travels themselves, this would be travel literature, or literature at large, as long as it describes a particular place and those who live it. This is definitely … Continue reading

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