Four Corners - The Book
Chuck Woodbury is the chief architect of travel in the West. Ten years ago he began his quarterly magazine Out West. He has just come out with the 10th anniversary issue and it is a keeper! It would be worth everyone having a copy. So, if your newstand doesn't have one, you might check out Chuck's site and order one. No one finds the "quirky things out west" as well as Chuck. Thanks for the 10 beautiful years Chuck!
One of the delights of this business is receiving CD Roms, travel books, and free tickets to nowhere. ExcessByte Consultancy Ltd. has done a beautiful job with this Trekking to Everest - An interactive journey through the Nepal Himalaya.
Raad Aghabi, webmaster of the Jordan site, gives many reasons to visit this ancient country. He writes, "Jordan has been described as the crossroads of the Middle East. Jordan is a friendly, vibrant country, which has an extraordinary range of unique natural, historic, recreational and ecological areas, and religious sites of significant interest to tourists from around the world. The capital city of Amman is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities with homes and towers dating back to 7000 B.C."
BEST NEW SITES OF THE MONTH
New Zealand Travel Guide Everything you could ever desire to know about New Zealand.
Dan Phillips article for AmericaEconomia magazine in Chile. This article gives the history of travel on the World Wide Web. Worth studying! And it has really taken off with 60-70 hits a day.
If you wish to keep up with all of the ongoing travelogues this is the place. Lenghty - but good place to visit!
This is a new web page by Dan K. Phillips dedicated to Mark Twain, perhaps the greatest writer EVER in America.
This is the complete SITEMAP of all the travel writing of Dan K. Phillips. It is quite comprehensive. Worth bookmarking!
E-MAIL NEEDED!Did I get any e-mail from you? What is your favorite travel site? Where have you visited lately that is interesting? Let me know! I will check it out for our readers and explorers.
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QUOTE OF THE MONTH:
Eavan Boland, Object Lessons
Interview with Paul Theroux
ANOTHER TRAVEL WRITER WHO WILL NOT BORE YOU !!!!!
"I am taken by the primeval charm and fascination of the simple mysteries: fire, building in mud, rain, sunlight, the smell of greasewood and live oak after a cloudburst, the luxury of a sleeping hound." Edward Abbey - Confessions of a Barbarian (p.125)
Edward Abbey is the author of Desert Solitaire, one of the great travel books of all time.