“One day I went to the Vijitha Yapa store for a book on the conflict. ‘I’m sorry’, said the salesman, ‘but they’re still being written.’” Those words sum up the story of Sri Lanka, a proud country recovering from a… Read More ›
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Stretch Your Legs – With The World’s Longest Walk! Fourteen Thousand Miles So Let’s Get Moving! Here’s The Map!
Time To Take A Walk! In the mood for a good long walk?? A REAL LONG WALK? Well, grab some new tennis shoes because Popular Mechanics recently shared a post by Interesting Engineering – with what’s thought to be the… Read More ›
Terrific “Theater Of Fish!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Baits The Hook Of Newfoundland, Labrador And The Collapse Of Cod!
Welcome To Newfoundland! Yes, it’s a country that many people don’t know much about, and yes, it has icebergs that drop in all the time, providing amazing pics like these! this “Wednesday Bookmobile” takes you to the northeastern edge of… 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 ›
Meet “The Island President!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has Real Life Political Treachery And A Disappearing Island Nation!
Imagine Life In Paradise! This week’s “Cult Movie Monday” takes you to a gorgeous string of idyllic islands in the Indian ocean…but political treachery and climate change threaten to destroy these islands forever… This is Male, the capital of the… 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 ›
Welcome To Newfoundland! Yes, it’s a country that many people don’t know much about, and yes, it has icebergs that drop in all the time, providing amazing pics like these! It’s OK if you aren’t quite sure where you are,… 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 ›