The Tao of Travel by Pamela Metz

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Published by Humanics Publishing Group .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Taoist,
  • Eastern - Taoism,
  • Philosophy

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8234907M
ISBN 100893343919
ISBN 109780893343910

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Tao of Travel is a unique tribute to the pleasures and pains of travel in its golden age. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Travel maestro Theroux (The Great Railway Bazaar) conducts a rambling tour of the genre in this diverting meditation on passages from his own and other writers' works.

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More so, as a wanderluster myself, I find great connection with Lao Tzu’s spirit of wandering and yet staying still within.

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