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Don't take oldies for granted - you never know what they might do

Advantages: Amusing in places
Disadvantages: Annoying in others

...Sweet old dears? Looks can be deceptive Growing Old Outrageously by Hilary Linstead and Elisabeth Davies is a travel book that will either delight you with the scope of the protagonists' retirement adventures and their willingness to have a go at any ...

koshkha 28.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Growing Old Outrageously - Hillary Linstead

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Travellers Tales

Advantages: Interesting stuff...
Disadvantages: ... but quite annoying and not necessarily true

Some 30-odd years ago Paul Theroux, then half the age he is now, travelled overland across Europe and Asia. The result was “his best known book” (apparently) – The Great Railway Bazaar. My only previous encounter with the author was Riding the Iron ...

hiker 26.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of 'The Great Railway Bazaar' - Paul Theroux

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