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A Woman's Passion for Travel: More Stories from a Woman's World

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In this follow-up to the award-winning A Woman's World, meet women from all stages of life adventurously wending their way across the globe. In women's travel, elements of the personal, the relationships pondered, and the connections made often forge the way. Lighthearted or serious, sad or funny, or some combination of it all, each story in this collection will move you - ...more
Paperback, Travelers' Tales, 309 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Travelers' Tales Guides
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JoAnna
Mar 18, 2017 JoAnna rated it really liked it
“Here’s what I love about travel: Strangers get a chance to amaze you.”

These words by Tanya Shaffer open the first story, “Looking for Abdelati,” in A Woman’s Passion for Travel: More True Stories from a Woman’s World (Travelers’ Tales). The anthology was published in 1999 by Travelers’ Tales, Inc., but it’s a timeless collection of travel essays, and I frequently pick it up for inspiration, wisdom and companionship.

A compilation of tales by a spectrum of women ranging from well-seasoned travel
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Jul 10, 2014 HeavyReader rated it liked it
I borrowed this book from the library on a whim and had to return it before I read the whole thing.

As with any collection of essays, it's a mixed bag. Some stories I liked a like and some left me cold. I especially enjoyed "Special Delivery" by Lindsy Van Gelder; "Mysteries of Life" by Anne Lamott; "Scorpion Hunting" by Diane Rigda; and "Bathing Suit Anxiety" by Marilyn Lutzker.
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