John M. Edwards Travel Articles
Caodai Calling – Vietnam, Asia In an antique Indochina, John M. Edwards tunes in to the otherworld call of a wacky bizarro cult. Balkan Adventure: A Trace of Thrace – Bulgaria, Europe In Plovdiv, Bulgaria, John M. Edwards snitches on the Balkans' best-kept secret: an ancient (and enduring) heresy. Paradise Lost and Found – Mauritius, Indian Ocean Once the haunt of dodos, the Indian Ocean isle of Mauritius now attracts pro beachcombers like John M. Edwards, who initially had trouble finding this paradise on a map. The Sex Lives of Glowworms – Waitomo, New Zealand John M. Edwards has no intention of conquering claustrophobia by going caving - until he remembers Pat Boone eating a giant mushroom in "Journey to the Center of the Earth". Camping Out Like Crusoe in the Cook Islands – Pacific Islands In the South Pacific, John M. Edwards says so long to civilization and pitches his tent on a deserted motu home. A Not So Gay Ho-Hum Christmas in Paree – Paris, France, Europe In Paris's Muslim quarter, Barbes Rochechouart, John M. Edwards finds ho-hum Christmas cheer, but not much champagne or beer. Agent Orange – Vietnam, Asia In Hue, Vietnam, John M. Edwards finds a cafe, located nowhere in the Lonely Planet guide. Visayan Adventure – Philippines, Asia John M. Edwards flips out over the Philippines, where visiting the 7,000 islands, will take island hoppers at least twenty years to see them all. Short on time, he picks out a few stunners from the Visayas. Java Journey – Indonesia, Asia In the hot spots of Indonesia, John M. Edwards went out to get a cup of java, in Java, and ended up on an infernal coffee odyssey through the Indonesian archipelago. Carved Elephant Tusks Rock – Paris, France, Europe John M. Edwards found something he wanted and at a good price, or so he thought.