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The Places in Between

Sometimes I stumble upon good travel books in other sections of the bookstore. For instance, I found A Course Called Ireland by Tom Coyne in the sports section. And when I find such gems, it seems like I discovered the X that marked the spot with a small bundle of treasure. That was the case […]

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Shadow of the Silk Road

Normally I am pretty good about remembering where and why I purchased a particular book. But, that is not the case with Colin Thubron’s Shadow of the Silk Road. For all I can truthfully recall, it just materialized on my bookshelf. And for that, I am quite glad, because it might just be the perfect […]

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Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things

Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things: An Impossible Journey from Kabul to Chiapas by Gary Geddes was the last of three books I read over the Christmas break. I went on a reading binge over the break in an attempt to clear off my “to do” bookshelf a bit. And this one had been sitting on […]

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