for the Week of March 29, 2002
to the Whole Show
Music: Azymuth, "Ah Voce Nao Sabe" from "Mundial Muzique"
"...even somebody who's quite antagonistic to
Christianity would appreciate the books because they would learn something
--Irving Hexham, general editor of "The Christian Traveler's Guides."
Music: Money Mark, "Cry" from "Keyboard Repair"
the road there are people -- complete strangers -- who line up to yell
at you. And it's not what I'm used to in LA: "Get off the road, buddy."
It's, "Thank you for riding. Thank you for raising money. Thank you
for helping my nephew, brother, husband"...whatever. You actually start
to realize it is a big deal."
--Debrorah Clark, on her experience participating in AIDS Ride.
Music: Cake, "The Distance" from "Fashion Nugget"
Aid: Behind The Guidebook Cover Shot
--Diana Nyad discusses the controversial Hong Kong travel
guide cover photo with Lonely Planet's global travel editor Don George.
Music: UFO, "Dance ce Desert" from "Bon Voyage"
Music: Tony Allen, "Black Voices" from "Black Voices"
"...a third of all campers spend at least one
night in a Wal-Mart parking lot.... who knew?."
--Susan Barton on the Wal-Mart RV and boondocking phenomenon.
Music: Sheryl Crow, "Redemption Day" from "Erin Brokovich
"The industry is looking at some innovative things....
like 24 hour check-in and check-out.... things that really challenge
fundamental operating assumptions of the hotel itself...."
--New York Times Business Travel columnist Joe
Sharkey, on what hotels are trying to get
themselves out of the post 9/11 slump.
A Man And his Motorcycle
"It had all the allure of a secret route, a legendary
passage spread by word of mouth. A road like that is pure gold to a
--Dave Karlotski, on the secret byways and highways found
on his journey.
Music: Dean Martinez, "Cabeza de Mojado"
Music: Solvent, "A Panel of Experts" from "Solvent City"
Of The Week: Fly Around Europe On The Cheap
--Our Travel Expert in Residence Rudy Maxa reveals his
Deal of the Week: Unadvertised deals and specials on flights to Europe
from foreign airlines.
Music: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, "Throwdown at the Hoedown"
from "Left of Cool"
The Del McCoury Band
"Like you say you get to see different people
everywhere you go and they're doing what they do and they're entertaining
you because they're so different! And you learn a lot from all that."
--The Del McCoury Band, reflecting on touring and traveling.
Music: Del McCoury Band, "All Aboard" from "Del McCoury
and the Boys"
Music: Zero 7, "Give It Away" from "Simple Things"