for the Week of May 17, 2002
to the Whole Show
Music: Elvado Montenovo, "Chili Con Carne" from "Glucklich
the satellite signals to the point where the digital X marks the
spot, geocachers will discover a bunch of cheap trinkets left especially
--Jeff Tyler, on the rewards of geocaching.
Music: Kelly Jo Phelps, "Sail the Jordan" from "Roll
Away the Stone"
"You can collect anything, for example ticket stubs, playbills, museums or rail passes, bistro placemats, coasters, menus, matchbooks, candy wrappers, coins, stamps, fabrics…."
--Louise Kollenbaum on just some of the souvenirs you can collect
Music: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, "Big Country" from "Left
of Cool "
Sacks on Journaling
"I think the first thing is just the beauty. I love the foliage
of ferns and their softness, and their elaborateness and their curliques.
--Oliver Sacks, describing one of the 700 varieties of ferns he
Music: Solvent, "Some Assembly Required" from "Solvent
I'm sorry -- no way were they getting me on one of these galloping
death traps. I don't horse-ride and I don't Riverdance -- these are
the two rules I live by."
--Cash Peters, on his adventures, or lack thereof, in Ireland.
Aid: The Perfect Camping Vacation
Northam, author of "Globetrotter Dogma," Tess Vigland,
host of the Marketplace Morning Report, and Tom Steinstra, author
of "California Camping" tell stories about the best, most
picturesque campgrounds they know.
Music: Soulstice, "Wind" from "Om Lounge v.5"
Music: 4hero, "Planetaria" from "Two Pages"
Of The Week: Rainforest Adventure
--Our Travel-Expert-in-Residence Rudy Maxa unleashes
his Deal of the Week: A discounted eco-lodge tour of a Costa Rican rainforest.
Music: Monsieur Charles, "The Flute Plays On" from "Paradisiac
in the Park
"These guys are birdwatchers and this is the
moment they dream about all year -- when birds are migrating to their
nesting sites and beginning their mating season."
--Jim Metzner, on birdwatching in the big city.
Music: Air, "Femme D'Argent" from "Moon Safari"