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Travels with Charley

Travels with Charley in Search of America© 1962 John Steinbeck246 pages Author John Steinbeck is perhaps most famous for The Grapes of Wrath, the story of the displaced Joad family who travel to California from their home in  Oklahoma in … Continue reading

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A Walk Across America

A Walk Across America© 1979 Peter Jenkins288 pages We walked straight west. I had everything I needed in the world resting comfortably on my shoulders, and the entire country waiting to be discovered.  (p.55) In the late spring of 1973, … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Diaries

The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey© Ernesto Guevara (Ocean Press 2004)175 pages “Along the roads of our daydream we reached remote countries, navigated tropical seas and traveled all through Asia. And suddenly, slipping in as if part … Continue reading

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Lost on Planet China

Lost on Planet China: One Man’s Quest to Understand the Most Mysterious Country in the World© 2088 J. Maarten Troost382 pages While looking for a book on Chinese history, I encountered this travelogue and decided to give it a go. … Continue reading

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