Favorite Travel & Adventure Books (Part II)

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The Traveler, Daren Simkin – a short story about a traveler named Charlie

The Places In Between, Rory Stewart – a true story of walking across Afghanistan in 2002

Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven, Susan Gilman – memoir of her Asian travels

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, Jonas Jonasson – fictional adventures of a 100 year old (reminds me of Forrest Gump)

Wanderlust:  An Affair with Five Continents, Elisabeth Eaves – a fun travel memoir

First Comes Love, then Comes Malaria: How a Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and a Third World Adventure Changed My Life, Eve Brown-Waite – adventures with the Peace Corps and beyond

The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World, Jennifer BaggettHolly CorbettAmanda Pressner – adventures and friendship

Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories, Anna Badkhen – more serious stories from a war reporter

Miles from Nowhere A Round the World Bicycle Adventure, Barbara Savage – One of my favorite round the world travel books

Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert – I know it is cliché.  But I enjoyed both the book and the movie (which is rare).  It is a wonderful story filled with travel lust, friendships (old and new), and self-discovery.


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