My Favorite Place on Earth

My Favorite Place on Earth

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See the world through the eyes of some of the most celebrated and admired people of our time in this engaging new travel book. Award-winning author and National Geographic Traveler writer Jerry Camarillo Dunn takes you on a remarkable journey with such amazing and diverse figures as Sandra Day Oa€™Connor and the Dalai Lama, actors Robin Williams and Morgan Freeman, astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride, explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau, real estate mogul Donald Trump, entertainer Jerry Seinfeld, food guru Alice Waters, and author Tony Hillerman. His simple question to these people: What is your favorite travel discovery? The answers are both surprising and engaginga€”ranging from Bali Indonesia to a well-used bench at San Franciscoa€™s Crissy Field, from the Hopi Mesas in Arizona to the Old City of Jerusalem. In page after page, celebrated contributors describe the special appeal of each placea€”be it the amazing beauty, or the character of the people, or simply the hushed joy of solitude. To enhance the stories further, Dunn scoured the files of National Geographic to create sidebars full of intriguing information about each placea€”and even steers you to websites that tell how you can visit them yourself. But the real allure is the entertaining narrative, inviting readers to experience the excitement of traveling with these celebrated personalities to their favorite places on Earth. For a complete list of contributing authors and more information, visit the author's website at has many Viking burial sites; the deceased and various grave offerings were covered with stones and soil to create a ... dialects employ different intonations, stresses, and tonesa€” all making it fairly difficult for English speakers to learn. ... Visitor Information: Actor, comedian, and writer Will Ferrell gained fame during ... Elf, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Stranger Than Fiction, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Blades of Glory.

Title:My Favorite Place on Earth
Author:Jerry Camarillo Dunn
Publisher:National Geographic Books - 2009-04-21


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