Tag Archives: travel writing

The Cactus Eaters

While this year everyone read Cheryl Strayed’s¬†Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, I read a different memoir about the infamous 2,650 mile journey — Dan White’s 2008 book The Cactus Eaters: How I Lost My Mind … Continue reading

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Telling My Story

The story of my life may be told in the places I’ve been. A summer spent in Chile working at several archaeology sites. The home in Kisumu, Kenya that welcomed me as a guest for 10 weeks during my graduate … Continue reading

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Miraculous Air + Lindo Michoacan

For this month’s Destinations Book and Dinner Club we read C.M. Mayo’s Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico and ate dinner at Lindo Michoacan. Mayo is an American expat based in Mexico City, … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love Virtual Book Discussion

Eat, Pray, Love: One Women’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia¬†by Elizabeth Gilbert. Published in 2006. Synopsis: In her mid-thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert finds herself recently divorced, severely depressed, and not getting what she wants out of life. A … Continue reading

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