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    Roaming and Reading

    Books with indelible settings.


    Roaming and Reading

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    The Test Kitchen, Cape Town rising star showcases his talents in city's hippest neighbourhood...

    The Test Kitchen, Cape Town

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    A trip through Capetown with your child as your guide.

    Cape Town

    The Rewards of Letting Your Kids Call the Shots

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    The Jane Austen Reading Room at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

    Minneapolis Institute of Art

    MPR News with Kerri Miller and Tom Weber

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    Kerri Miller recommends the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency if you want to travel to Botswana through the pages of a book.

    UNHCR Gaborone

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    Okavango River Delta, Botswana Preferably during the annual migration, if I can time the trip properly..

    Nando's Maun

    storm over the okavango river delta picture on VisualizeUs

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    Okavango Delta is a must-see for 2016 according to our guest Tom Hall of Lonely Planet.

    Maun Airport Lodge

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    1899 edition. #bookcovers, #janeausten, #britishliterature

    Ashdown Forest

    Jane Austen Illustrators: Chris Hammond

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    The Hundred-Acre Wood A.A. Milne’s tales of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends are set in Ashdown Forest, in Sussex, England — Milne even wrote in his autobiography that “Pooh’s forest and Ashdown Forest are identical.” Many locations in the stories exist in the forest, like Galleon’s Leap (actually known as Gill’s Lap), Eeyore's Gloomy Place, and Roo's Sandy Pit. I grew up here. ♥

    Ashdown Forest

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    WALK THROUGH ENGLAND’S ASHDOWN FOREST England Britain’s most heart-warming walking path may be through southeast England’s Ashdown Forest, a public park that inspired the Hundred Acre Wood in AA Milne’s series of Winnie the Pooh children’s books.

    Ashdown Forest

    Great Hikes Around the World

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    Cotchford Farm, the house where Christopher Robin Milne, son of Winnie the Pooh creator A.A. Milne, grew up.

    Ashdown Forest

    Shelf Awareness for Thursday, May 17, 2012 | Shelf Awareness

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    The Garden Window: The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh

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    MPR News with Kerri Miller and Tom Weber

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    Reflected Glory - The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman by Sally Bedell Smith - mylusciouslife.com - Luscious library inspiration

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    Kerri recommends reading "Claire of the Sea Light" if you travel to Haiti.

    Grand Palais

    Talking Volumes: Edwidge Danticat on 'Claire of the Sea Light'

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    Love after Love, Derek Walcott.

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    Tiphanie Yanique's "Land of Love and Drowning" is set in the Virgin Islands.

    Charlotte Amalie Harbor

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    Morroco beyond Casablanca and Marrakech.

    Marrakech

    Morocco, From Coast to Desert

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    Rebecca Dinerstein's book "The Sunlit Night" is set above the arctic circle. She says you will have the "cleanest air you will ever smell" and it's like a "beautiful nothingness".

    Laukvik

    MPR News Tuesday, June 9

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    Lofoten Island , Norway

    Tjeldbergtinden i Lofoten

    Lofoten Island , Norway - Favorite Photoz

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    The Lofoten Islands, Norway

    AKCollection: Travel The World

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    Colin Barrett's "Young Skins" is set in a mythical western Ireland.

    Knockmore

    The Right Kind of Damage: An Interview with Colin Barrett

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    Ian Fleming's house in Jamaica is now a resort.

    Port Maria

    Ian Fleming Villa

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    "Goldeneye: Where Bond was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica"

    Port Maria

    On MPR News Tuesday, May 5

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    Rua Nova Do Carvalho, a street to wander in Lisbon.

    Lisboa

    Favorite Streets in 12 European Cities

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    Kerri Miller recommends reading Lisa See's series about Shanghai including "Dreams of Joy".

    Dreams of Joy

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    To find some peace in Shanghai, Adam Minter would visit the Jesuit library in his neighborhood.

    漕溪路地铁站 | Caoxi Rd. Metro Stn.

    The Bibliotheca Zi-Ka-Wei (The Xujiahui Library)

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