Armchair Travel Discussion Group

Meets: 11 a.m. - 4th Tuesday of the month (except in November & December - different day to avoid holidays)

Focus: we read books about traveling the world, written by travelers, or related books - in November/December, members choose books for the following year

Upcoming selections:

January - Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr

February - Desert and the Sown by Gertrude Bell (Palestine and Syria)

March - The Places In Between by Rory Stewart (Afghanistan - Silk Road)

April - Best American Travel Writing (anthology/essays) but traveling everywhere

May - Paris to the Pyrenees by David Downie (St. James trail)

June - Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

July   --  Theme is the Balkans

August  -- Theme is Alaska/Siberia/Artic/Antarctic

September   -- Theme is Russia and the Baltic region

October   -- Theme is "The Stans" i.e. Uzbekistan

November   -- Theme is The "Great Rift" in Africa and it's Wildlife

December   -- (date moved due to holiday - Dec 18) Theme is Canada