The Soul Of A Great Traveler: 10 Years Of Solas Award-winning Travel Stories by James O'reillyThe Soul Of A Great Traveler: 10 Years Of Solas Award-winning Travel Stories by James O'reilly

The Soul Of A Great Traveler: 10 Years Of Solas Award-winning Travel Stories

EditorJames O'reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly

Paperback | September 29, 2017

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For ten years the editors of Travelers' Tales have run a writing competition to find the best travel story of the year: The Solas Awards. Over those years, thousands of stories have come across their desks, from writers famous and unknown, covering all corners of the globe with stories of adventure and discovery, love and loss, humor and absurdity, grief and joy. In this collection appear all of the top prize winners of the last ten years, stories that bring readers along for journeys that are inspiring, uplifting, and, very often, transformative. These tales are powerful, moving testaments to the richness of our world, its cultures, people, and places. In this book, readers will:Deposit a loved one's ashes in a Bolivian RiverFind the Celtic soul you never knew you had in rural IrelandGrope through the maze of sorcery and madness in CameroonRediscover your sense of self on a return to Russia after many years awayFollow the spirit of John Wesley Powell down the Grand Canyon in ArizonaEngage loss and the specter of death in MexicoFace your deepest fears alone in an Alaskan winterEncounter the realities of prostitution in ThailandAbsorb the rhythms and soul of Flamenco in SpainFall in love with a home in rural France and make it your own... and much more
James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers' Tales, was born in Oxford, England, and raised in San Francisco. He's visited fifty countries and lived in four, along the way meditating with monks in Tibet, participating in West African voodoo rituals, rafting the Zambezi, and hanging out with nuns in Florence and penguins in Antarctica. He tr...
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Title:The Soul Of A Great Traveler: 10 Years Of Solas Award-winning Travel StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:September 29, 2017Publisher:Travelers TalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609521234

ISBN - 13:9781609521233

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