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Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer
is the author of two novels and nine works of non-fiction, translated into more than 20 languages including such long-running travelers’ favorites as The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and The Art of Stillness.

The Traveler's Practice: Journey and Journal

Jul 15 - 20, 2018 Begins in 4 months
with Pico Iyer & Janet Fitch

The best trips continue long after we’ve returned home: in memory, in the stories we tell, and in the ways we reorient our lives. But how do we catch in words the light above the Seine, or the way the California coastline opens us up? How do we turn sights into lasting insights and use the landscape around us to unlock the treasures within? By keeping a travel journal, we can deepen our experiences and increase present-moment awareness. Writing can help us become our truest selves.

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