Woman's World Again: True Stories of World Travel

Woman's World Again: True Stories of World Travel

by Marybeth Bond
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932361529

ISBN-13: 2901932361529

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated

Way back in the '90s, readers and critics alike loved the stories of women travelers in A Woman's World, which won a Lowell Thomas Gold Medal for Best Travel Book. Twelve years later, best-selling author and editor Marybeth Bond continues to champion women's travel in A Woman's World Again with thirty-three remarkable journeys ranging from the middle of nowhere to…  See more details below

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Way back in the '90s, readers and critics alike loved the stories of women travelers in A Woman's World, which won a Lowell Thomas Gold Medal for Best Travel Book. Twelve years later, best-selling author and editor Marybeth Bond continues to champion women's travel in A Woman's World Again with thirty-three remarkable journeys ranging from the middle of nowhere to middle America. Whether they are exploring identity in Ireland, sharing tea with a carpet seller in Turkey, or apprenticing with the silversmiths of Niger, these women will inspire you to create your own adventures. Learn the samba and keep the rhythm in Brazil, Reach the summit of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Get the makeover of your life from the women of the Dominican Republic, Discover the appeal of the Virgin Mary in Mexico, Encounter an alternative view of death and dying in India, Feel the hunger pangs of Hemingway while studying in Paris, Flirt and get that warm fuzzy feeling on a Sicilian farm, ...and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901932361529
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
328

Table of Contents


Introduction     xi
Pulling the Trigger on a Trip   Susan van Allen     1
Pretty, Please   Abbie Kozolchyk     6
One Night on Moses Mountain   Dulce Maria Gray     13
The Kind of Traveler I Am   Sybil Baker     22
Leila's Gesture   Mary Tolaro Noyes     35
Joy on Kilimanjaro   Rona Levein     40
Abandoned in Uzbekistan   Stephanie Elizondo Griest     65
April in Paris   Audrey Ferber     74
The Bug   Britta Schroeder     79
The Etiquette of Apple Tea   Tara Kolden     85
A Place Prepared   Catherine Watson     94
How to Strangle a Pigeon   Beth M. Martinson     101
Pilgrimages to the Edge   Eileen M. Cunniffe     108
Feeling Fizzy   Jann Huizenga     129
A Gringa Learns to Samba   Shayna McHugh     139
Horns for the Revolution   Colleen Kinder     144
Walking Backward in the Land of the Buddha   Peggy Neu     154
Silver Dust   Alexis Sathre Wolff     162
In the Dust of His Peacock's Feathers   Ruth Kamnitzer     173
Marrakech Mama   Marybeth Bond     187
The Virgin of Guadalupe   Kathe Kokolias     192
A Conversation in the Dark   Catherine Lem     198
Fasting in Paradise   Marisa Pereira     202
Fast Train to Paris   Cheryl Montelle     211
Castle Beds   Serena Richardson     217
Measuring Cups   Kathleen Hamilton Gundogdu     227
Pilgrimage to Jackson   Gale Renee Walden     236
The Tuesday Pineapple   Anna Brones     251
Waiting to Die   Christina McCrory     256
Taking the Cure in Bulgaria   Pat Walker     264
Woman in the Land of Wa   Kelly Snowden     271
Killing Me Softly   Andrea G. Fischer     276
The Gift   Asha Patel     287
Index of Contributors     292
Acknowledgments     293

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