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When the Cherry Blossoms Bloom

Editor's note: Every spring Japan blossoms into evanescent pink splendor–and the Japanese bloom too. The dispatch below describes that transcendent...

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For The Memories

View of a Texas Prarie with GeoEx.

Editor’s note: You don’t always need to travel halfway around the globe to find exotic places, and to discover unplumbed...

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Ali’s Heritage Garden

Travel to Goreme Turkey with GeoEx.

Pink skid marks faded to purple in the blackening sky as lights popped on across Goreme, the stony Turkish village...

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Baptism in Bali

At a temple in Bali Indonesia with GeoEx.

"Go to the ocean, somewhere with water, and say your name, many times. It will give you your power back,”...

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I watched hippos surface with wiggling ears as the boatman poled our dhow past the submerged herd.  We were both...

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Pura Vida

Author working on organic farm in Costa Rica with GeoEx.

Hot, stinging pain singed through my blisters with every whack of the machete. My clumsy attempt at a field dressing—a...

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Don George, Editor

Don George is Editor in Chief of Wanderlust: Literary Journeys for the Discerning Traveler. He has been Travel Editor for Salon.com and the San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, as well as Global Travel Editor for Lonely Planet Publications. Don is the author of "The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George" and of "Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Writing." He has also edited eleven anthologies, including A Moveable Feast, The Kindness of Strangers, and An Innocent Abroad. E-mail him at [email protected].

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