Travel

Not for $ anymore

Not for $ anymore

Reading a travelogue or a book on a country and its people is always fascinating. Very rarely we come across such books that give an enchanting experience. One such is ‘Not for $ Anymore’ by Kalyan Vaidya recently received on behalf of Book Club India. While I was at work, my assistant walked in and placed a book on my table. Instantly attracted by the cover design, I picked it up and casually flipped the pages. Glimpsing through the striking illustrations which were there almost on every page, I was just not able to put the book aside. So...

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THE BLIND MASSEUSE: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia

THE BLIND MASSEUSE: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia

THE BLIND MASSEUSE: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia By Alden Jones 192 pp. University of Wisconsin Press Reviewed by Sarah Morgan Are you a tourist or a traveler? Do you seek out creature comforts when abroad, or are you willing to suffer bad mattresses, or perhaps even eat lard, in order to get to know the culture you visit? Is there a right way to travel? These and other philosophical and practical questions are the basis of Alden Jones’ memoir The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to...

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