NPR Road Trips: Postcards from Around the Globe: Stories That Take You Away . . .

NPR Road Trips: Postcards from Around the Globe: Stories That Take You Away . . .

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Meet Colin Angus and Julie Wafael, who spent two years circumnavigating the globe using their hands and feet. Turn on the radio in Katmandu and hear music from the 70s. Learn how robot jockeys are solving a human rights problem in Dubai. (It has to do with camel races.) Get ready for carnival in Rio. And walk through old Beijing before it's demolished for high-rise

Overview

Meet Colin Angus and Julie Wafael, who spent two years circumnavigating the globe using their hands and feet. Turn on the radio in Katmandu and hear music from the 70s. Learn how robot jockeys are solving a human rights problem in Dubai. (It has to do with camel races.) Get ready for carnival in Rio. And walk through old Beijing before it's demolished for high-rise development. NPR has correspondents all over the world. As listeners learn, most meet with friendliness and hospitality, even in the most out-of-the-way places.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598878578
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
04/21/2009
Edition description:
Original radio broadcast; 1 hour on 1 CD
Pages:
60
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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