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Family Travel : The Farther You Go, the Closer You Get - Laura Manske

Family Travel

The Farther You Go, the Closer You Get

By: Laura Manske (Editor)

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Published: 5th January 2000
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The heartwarming and lively stories collected here offer new perspectives on how travel can restore, revitalize, and reconnect family members of all ages. From Tanzania to China, Paris to Tijuana, Family Travel is the passport you and your loved ones need to set out and explore the world - and come home closer than you ever thought possible.

Introductionp. xv
Essence of Family Travel
Blessed: Chinap. 3
Road Scholars: Francep. 7
For the Birds: Tanzaniap. 17
Pieve San Giacomo: Italyp. 27
Breakfast in a Vineyard: Greecep. 44
Wee Airborne Advice: 35,000 feetp. 48
The Certificate of Virginity: Italyp. 53
Past Imperfect, Future Not So Tense: Mediterraneanp. 64
Travels with Mom: West Virginiap. 69
Bambina, Bambina! Italyp. 73
The Girl in the Photo: Philippinesp. 77
Harvest Out of Africa: Kenyap. 83
The Road to Balbriggan: Irelandp. 88
Some Things to Do
Honolulu Mamas: Hawai'ip. 99
Shaping the Clay: Mexicop. 111
Keno Kids?: Las Vegasp. 117
Lessons of the Nile: Egyptp. 125
Through the Eyes of a Little Girl: Englandp. 136
Shake, Paddle, and Roll: Californiap. 142
Rounding the Horn First: Cape Hornp. 148
The Land of My Adopted Daughters: Chinap. 154
Team Spirit: Mexicop. 160
Mike's Cane: Perup. 168
A Storybook Adventure: Francep. 172
The Thrill of the Ride: Atlantic Coast, USAp. 177
Into the Woods: Minnesotap. 184
Going Your Own Way
An Eye for an Eye: Kenyap. 197
A Room in Oaxaca: Mexicop. 203
A Seaside Birth: Catalina Island, Californiap. 214
The Cheese Sandwich that Changed My Life: Montserratp. 221
Paddling Right: Colorado River, Grand Canyonp. 231
Time Flies: Massachusettsp. 237
Coming Up for Air: Bonairep. 244
Six Months in Paradise: New Zealandp. 251
Moving Heaven and Earth: Francep. 254
My Child, Our Vacation: Washington, D.C.p. 259
Connections: Thailandp. 264
South of Haunted Dreams: Virginiap. 269
In the Shadows
Alexandria's Ghosts: Egyptp. 291
Death of a Small Civilization: Mainep. 300
Forgiveness: Germanyp. 305
My Doctor, My Sister: Tunisiap. 309
Tough Love: Mexicop. 312
A View from the Hospital: Italyp. 324
The Last Word
Small Wonders: The Worldp. 333
Recommended Readingp. 335
Index of Contributorsp. 339
Acknowledgmentsp. 341
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ISBN: 9781885211330
ISBN-10: 1885211333
Series: Travelers' Tales Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 5th January 2000
Publisher: Travelers' Tales, Incorporated
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.1  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.47