Alysa Pakkidis
Uzbekistan Artist on the Silk Road by GeoEx

Uzbekistan was the center of the Silk Road in the Middle Ages, and its rulers left behind impressive art and...

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Pamir Mountain on Kyrgyzstan Silk Road by GeoEx

My charter bus was second in line to cross the Chinese border and this clearly set the tone for how...

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Kashgar Silk Road Marketplace Merchant by GeoEx

Walking through the streets of Old Town in Kashgar was like going back in time. Said to be the heart...

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Dunhuang Silk Road Desert by GeoEx

The dry desert air that blew over me as I arrived in Dunhuang was like an old friend welcoming me...

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Terracotta Warriors in Xian by GeoEx

My journey along the Silk Road began in Xian with this view of the fabled Terracotta Warriors. What a perfect beginning! Often...

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Namibia - Himba People by Alysa Pakkidis

Some would argue that Namibia’s semi-nomadic tribe, the Himba people, are among the most beautiful in Africa. During my visit...

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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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