Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Author Paul Theroux
Exploring Patagonia – By Train And Motorcycle! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Paul Theroux – And Ewan McGregor!
Who’s Up For A Train Trip Like This? As always, legendary Travel Writer Paul Theroux was, and the trip was one of his greatest ever. Here’s how they set it up: “Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station… Read More ›
A Peek “Behind The Beautiful Forevers”! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has The Harrowing Story Of Life In A Mumbai Slum!
Life, Death And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity! I wanted to share an amazing, although sobering, book about a way of life you probably could never imagine – as the Author describes here: “Abdul grabbed a fresh shirt and flew…. Read More ›
An Incredible Life At Sea! Leslie and Andrew Godfrey were living the life: adventures at sea, exploring the world and sharing with everyone on social media. But, as CNN reports, their last trip has changed their life forever: “While 38-year-olds… Read More ›
While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
Stand Atop The Rock Of Gibraltar! Who Knew There Were Monkeys? My “Wanderlust” To Climb The “Pillars Of Hercules!”
Climbing The “Pillars Of Hercules!” Whenever people ask me “where do you want to go next?”, I end up rattling off a half dozen of my “must see” places. But, reading a book recently, I now must add the “Pillars… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Monster Spiders! Glass Beaches! The Top Of The World! Check Out These Wild Eastern European / Central Asian Adventures!
Want To Go To The Top Of The World? Well, you are looking at it! How about taking a fun trip to a glass beach? Or perhaps you just want to see a place known subtly as the “gates of… Read More ›