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A literary approach to Venice

Travel Writing

This article was first publishing in the Times Online, on  January 25, 2006 Sarah Anderson wanders the streets of Venice with only literary greats as her guide So much has been written about Venice – what is there to add? But of course there is always something new and for me, initially at least, it…
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A literary tour of Patmos

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online, on March 09, 2006 Inveterate traveller Sarah Anderson again packs her trunk with books, this time bound for the Greek Islands One of the main advantages of Patmos, one of the Dodecanese islands, is that it is not beholden to tourists. During the day large cruise…
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A literary tour up the Ganges

This article was first published in the Times Online on December 22, 2005 Roving writer and voracious reader Sarah Anderson sets forth to India armed with required reading From the moment that I heard that Louise Nicholson was leading a tour up the Ganges, following in the footsteps of 18th and 19th century European artists,…
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A literary tour to Scotland

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online on September 21, 2005 Sarah Anderson turns to her ancestors and Scotland’s “booktown” for inspiration after the nightlife is a let-down in Scotland’s Dumfries and Galloway However much I travel I am always drawn back to Scotland, which I think has some of the most beautiful…
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A literary tour of the Amazon

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online on October 14, 2005 Sarah Anderson continues her literary travels as she ventures into the rainforests of the Amazon in Brazil An invitation to the Amazon Rainforest was something I couldn’t resist. On our first night, we stayed at Augustu’s Hotel in Altamira, south of Belem at the…
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A literary tour of Amsterdam

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online on June 16, 2005 Sarah Anderson continues her literary travels, with books for company, by visiting Amsterdam I decided to take Eurostar to Amsterdam – unfortunately it arrived late in Brussels so we missed our connection, but if all had gone smoothly it would have only…
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A literary cruise to Antarctica

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online, on 4 May, 2005. Sarah Anderson packed up her books again for a literary voyage south to Antarctica Antarctica was somewhere I had been longing to visit for years and the journey began via a 24-hour flight from London via Madrid and Buenos Aires finally landing…
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Home again after three months on the road

Travel Writing

First published in the Times Online, on January 05, 2005 After 25 years of running The Travel Bookshop in west London, Sarah Anderson sold up and took off around the world with books for company. In her last dispatch for Times Online, from Cambodia, Sarah prepares to pack for her next big adventure – coming…
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To Cambodia by boat

Times Online

This article was first published in the Times Online, on December 29, 2004 After 25 years of running The Travel Bookshop in west London, Sarah Anderson sold up and took off around the world with books for company. In her latest exclusive dispatch for Times Online, Sarah writes an e-mail from a boat on the…
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On the banks of the Mekong

Travel Writing

This article was first published in the Times Online, on December 21, 2004 After 25 years of running The Travel Bookshop in west London, Sarah Anderson sold up and took off around the world with books for company. In her latest exclusive dispatch for Times Online, Sarah writes an e-mail from Luang Prabang in northern…
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