Book Review: North to the Orient by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Synopsis from the back of the book: In 1931 Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh set off on a flight to the Orient by the Great Circle Route, and North to the Orient is the wonderful result—Mrs. Lindbergh’s beautifully written account of the trip, her own experiences as a novice radio operator and occasional co-pilot, and … More Book Review: North to the Orient by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Book Review: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the bestselling tradition of Bill Bryson and Tony Horwitz, Rinker Buck’s “The Oregon Trail” is a major work of participatory history: an epic account of traveling the 2,000-mile length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way, in a covered wagon with a team of mules–which hasn’t been done in a … More Book Review: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck

Book Review: Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse

Official Synopsis from Amazon: Freya Stark—traveler, explorer, Arabist, and woman of letters—began the extraordinary adventures that would glamorize her—and would catapult her into public life for the next sixty years—in 1927. And with the publication of The Valley of the Assassins in 1934, her legend was launched. Leaving behind a miserable family life, Freya set … More Book Review: Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse