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The best of travel writing


The sun is finally out, it’s been a bit of a grey spring here in the Pacific Northwest, and like clockwork everyone starts daydreaming about their upcoming vacation time.

Beth has been contemplating road trips in literature while Julie looked at some beautiful and collectible travelogues from days gone by.

However I can assure you that we are not alone with the travel bug, The Baltimore Sun posted their top 10 humorous travelogues today.
1. “In a Sunburned Country” by Bill Bryson
2. “A Confederacy of Dunces” by John Kennedy Toole
3. “Under the Tuscan Sun” by Frances Mayes
4. “Life with Jeeves” by P.G. Wodehouse
5. “God Knows” by Joseph Heller
6. “Travels with Alice” by Calvin Trillin
7. “Innocents Abroad” by Mark Twain
8. “Absurdistan” by Gary Shteyngart
9. “Westward Ha!” by S.J. Perelman
10. “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams

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