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Podcast Episode 7 with Don George

For our holiday podcast Jeff speaks with beloved travel writer and editor Don George.

George is the author of How to Be a Travel Writer and The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George, and Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Traveler.

We also tune in to some Senegalese harp music, and quiz you on the Sumo diet.

Have a listen!

Resources for the books, organizations & music in Episode 7:

Jeff Greenwald’s Nepal escalator story is abridged from Shopping for Buddhas:
tinyurl.com/ycvdqcmj

Himalayan Writers Workshop, with Lavinia Spalding & Jeff Greenwald, Feb-March 2018:
himalayanwritersworkshop.com/turning-the-wheel

Interview: Travel writer and editor Don George
don-george.com
bookpassage.com/book/9781609521059

Traveling Ethically on a Budget: tinyurl.com/y888p74b

For more ET News with Natalie Lefevre, visit: ethicaltraveler.org/posts

Music:

Opening story (Nepal): Teej by Sur Sudha, from the album Festivals of Nepal
playingforchange.com/musicians/sur-sudha
tinyurl.com/yamc4elk

Podcast Theme Music: Energizer by Stephen Kent, from the album Family Tree
stephenkent.net

Closing track: Love by Senegalese kora master Youssoupha Sidibe, from his 2007
album, Sacred Sound
myspace.com/youssouphasidibe

Additional music by Jef Stott
jefstott.com

Geo Quiz-zine #5:

Q – Sri Lanka’s biggest spice export is made from the inner bark of a tree that
originated in central Sri Lanka. What is the local name for this spice?
A – Still up for grabs!! Email your answers to podcast@ethicaltraveler.org

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