Commissioned to write a book on Pakistan in 1980, Osborne spent eighteen months criss-crossing the country from the rugged Northern Areas to the Arabian Sea. In autumn 1981 she began researching the eastern province of
Sindh -- Sindhu in Sanskrit -- where the mighty Indus River reaches the delta. This is an excerpt of
Christine Osborne's memoir
I'm not a fish lover by nature, but we have come to this lovely island of Chiloé specifically for the local specialty, el curanto
. And the houses are unusual too.
You can do many tours from your cruise ship
(and do-it-yourself) in the Canary Islands, but instead, leave the city of Accerife and visit the Fire Mountains. Read more about
Mountains of Fire, camels, and some fine wine
The entire city of Bath, England, is listed as a world heritage site, not only for the Roman baths but for the remarkable Georgian architecture and Bath Abbey as well.
Moreover, global travelers visit Bath year-round to explore its history, museums, cuisine, soak in the Thermae Bath Spa and relax in the sumptuous surroundings.
Historic Bath England.
New Mexico may be one of the USA's least known states but its laid-back, quirky, and artistic vibe draws visitors and new residents. Part of being artistic destination is not only a host of
galleries, and street art (although New Mexico has both) but being able to experience art first hand, by creating it.
Ever heard of hanging gardens of hot Chennai? Neither had I, despite living most of my life in the south Indian metropolis. But all that was to change when Meri again stepped into the city
this winter. Read about the Secrets of Chennai
From Arizona to Wisconsin: Sea to Shining Sea
Exploring the Fabled and Diverse Orient and More
Paradise in the Atlantic
Sophistication, Charm, History
Gorgeous Landscapes, and Cosmopolitan Cities
Mexico Will Surprise You
Central and South America
From the Heat of the Equator to the Chill of Antarctica
Egypt and the Middle East
Dolphins in Oman to New Testament in Israel
Temples of the Nile and safaris in the Bush
Off the Beaten Path