A Woman's World: True Stories of World Travel

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Travelers' Tales, 2003 - Social Science - 430 pages
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For generations the bulk of worldwide travelers were men, but today women are taking the lead, venturing out on their own or with others, making connections, spreading goodwill, confronting challenges. More and more it's a woman's world, and this collection of stories by 50 women is inspiring, enlightening, and entertaining. It will move you out of your armchair, take you along paths of memory, and fill you with the spirit of adventure.
- Join Pam Houston as she weathers depression and a blizzard camping in the mountains of Utah
- Ride on the hormone rollercoaster of menopause on a jungle river trip in Borneo with Tracy Johnston
- Experience a spiritual awakening with Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D., at Chartres Cathedral in France
- Ride across the steppes of Mongolia on a horse with no name with Lynn Ferrin
- Shoot the rapids of the Grand Canyon with grandmother Ruth Bond as she fulfills a lifelong dream
- Laugh with Carole Chelsea George as she finds she is worth ten buffalo cows in Pakistan for her hand in marriage
- Marvel with Mary Beth Simmons at the vibrant community of women who meet every day at the well in Cameroon

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About the author (2003)

Marybeth Bond is a travel writer, consultant, and keynote speaker on women's travel. Her books include "50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America; Gutsy Women: More Travel Tips and Wisdom for the Road; A Women's World" (winner of the Lowell Thomas award for Best Travel Book); "A Woman's Passion for Travel; A Mother's World;" and "Gutsy Mamas." She has been the travel expert for CBS/Evening Magazine and regulary appears on numerous television and radio shows. She currently serves as adventure editor at "travelgirl" magazine.

Dervla Murphy has been writing accounts of her journeys to the remoter areas of four continents since 1964; her books include "Eight Feet in the Andes" and "Through Siberia By Accident,"""

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