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17 April 2012


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I'd recommend his The Pillars of Hercules, the story of his trip around the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and North Africa. He starts in Gibraltar and goes clockwise around the Med, ending in Tangier. It took place during the 90's when Bill Clinton was the US President, and he visits both Yugoslavia (a war zone at the time) and Iraq while Saddam Hussein was still in power.

Thanks, Robert,
He's got so many travel books that I greatly appreciate the suggestion on which one to try next. Thanks!

Your snippet of the conversation with the bus driver sold me!! I checked out the book today.

I know that quote made me giggle. I got a real kick out of the bus driver.
Let me know what you think of it if you read it!

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