The End of Elsewhere

The End of Elsewhere

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a€œThe End of Elsewhere is a kind of post-millennium Heart of Darkness, with Grescoe's Marlowe on the trail of a hypothetical camera-toting, Hawaiian-shirted Kurtz . . . A powerful indictment of contemporary tourism and, more fundamentally, it's a cry against the West's exploitation of the Third world in the era of globalizationa€a€”Quill a Quire Witty and provocative, The End of Elsewhere is a riotous on-the-road odyssey and a brilliant history of tourism. It will be treasured by anyone who has been conned by 'authentic' travel. Taras Grescoe has written articles on travel for CondAc Nast Traveler, National Geographic Travelerand The New York Times. His first book SacrAc Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec won numerous awards in Canada. He lives in Montreal.I then bought the latest edition of the Guide Rouge - the name had recently been changed from the Guide Michelin - with its 1, 728 ... as well as a French-language Guide Vert to the Aquitaine, the Atlantic coast area that includes Bordeaux, Bayonne, Biarritz, and Pau. ... the tires of Velocipedes, tables for noting onea#39;s daily consumption of such extinct gasoline rivals as Moto-Naphta and Automobiline.

Title:The End of Elsewhere
Author: Taras Grescoe
Publisher:Serpents Tail - 2004

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