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My Trove of Travel Books

My Trove of Travel Books

This is a very eclectic list of books that do what I think travel books should, which is spark your curiosity, evoke feelings and awaken senses and make you want dig deeper. By travel books, I include history, fiction, memoir, reportage, about journeys and places. How I chose my travel books list I am more interested in travel books or related genres that are about non-Western countries and regions. That’s an imprecise classification, but there aren’t any better. I will…

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Missing Miami

Missing Miami

In Miami, you will find a world where reality and fantasy are not so far apart. … perhaps that explains why tourists feel so relaxed here. In Africa, my birthplace as the archetypal birthplace of mankind, visiting that continent creates in a stranger a sense of homecoming. But Miami screams “Important Human Activity Here – Come Play!” It’s like it is an inside joke that everyone – tourist and resident – is in on.  The name of the game is…

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