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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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Sister

The Blue Gate in Fez, Morocco with GeoEx

Lahssan streams hot tea from an ornate silver pot into a colored glass stuffed with fresh mint leaves and sugar...

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Into the Fjord

National Flag of Norway with GeoEx

Note: Lonely Planet’s new anthology Better Than Fiction 2 is a compelling collection of true travel stories written by acclaimed...

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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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