End Of Elsewhere: Travels Among The Tourists by Taras Grescoe

End Of Elsewhere: Travels Among The Tourists by Taras Grescoe

Canadian writer Taras Grescoe takes a journey through history as he follows the travel ruts followed by the quasi-adventurous from antiquity to the present. Both laugh-out-loud funny and deeply disturbing at the same time.

  • I never knew that the term travelogue was coined by Burton Holmes in 1904. Along with being one of the first people to trade in telling engaging stories of their travels to far off lands, he was also a wonderful photographer and ... I never knew that the term travelogue was coined by Burton Holmes in 1904. Along with being one of the first people to trade in telling engaging stories of their travels to far off lands, he was also a wonderful photographer and documentarian of those places. Here is the world as it was before intercontinental travel was everyday, before mobs of tourists overran every corner of the world. This is a way for those of us who love travel to take a journey back in time.