What the Traveler Said: 291 inspiring quotations from the San Francisco Chronicle's Quotable Traveler Column
Larry Habegger (Editor)
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Wisdom from the World's Great Travelers
Freelance writer and Travelers' Tales Executive Editor Larry Habegger spent five and a half years compiling quotations from the world's great travelers for The Quotable Traveler, his weekly column in the San Francisco Chronicle. All 291 of these engaging reflections are collected here and are guaranteed to carry you to faraway lands. With these quotes you will travel with:
- Lao Tzu in China
- Napoleon in Egypt
- Mark Twain in France
- Freya Stark in Iraq
- Alexandra David-Neel in Tibet
- Edward Abbey in Arizona
- Jan Morris in Italy
and many more.
You'll be moved to reflect on your own journeys and motivated to make new plans as you bask in the wisdom of these eminent travelers.
Wooden Walkways Press
December 11, 2016
4.0 X 0.25 X 6.0 inches | 0.16 pounds
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About the Author
Larry Habegger is a writer and editor who has been covering the world since his international travels began in the 1970s. As a freelance writer for more than three decades, his work has appeared in many major newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Travel & Leisure, and Outside. His newspaper column World Travel Watch was syndicated for 31 years and during that time ran in major papers in five countries. In 1993 he cofounded the award-winning Travelers' Tales Books with James and Tim O'Reilly, where he serves as executive editor and helps oversee the company's publishing program and has worked on all of its 130-plus books. Larry teaches the craft of memoir and the personal essay and runs several writers groups. He is also a founder of The Prose Doctors, an editors consortium; editor of the annual magazine The Travel Guide to California; and editor in chief of Triporati.com, a destination discovery site.