Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Travel writer Tom Lutz LIVE in L.A.

Chevalier's Books; Dhr. Seven, Wisdom Quarterly via Jon Weiner
Tibet's Potala Palace, Vajrayana Buddhism's "Vatican," lost home of the Dalai Lama, Lhasa, with a passageway to Agartha (Inner Earth) and "Shangri-La" called Shambhala (Nat Geo)
NY Times bestselling author Tom Lutz
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Wandering the Globe (Tom Lutz)
Whether hungering to wander the forgotten, wild, or just plain improbable regions of the earth or hear about them from the comfort of a chair, Tom Lutz is the man. 

In his new book, Drinking Mare’s Milk on the Roof of the World: Wandering the Globe From Azerbaijan to Zanzibar, this author of two previous bestsellers not only takes us down unbeaten paths but explains the urge that compels him to set out.
  • LIVE at Chevalier's Books
  • Friday, June 17th, 7:00 pm
  • 126 N. Larchmont Blvd.
    LA, CA 90004: (323) 465-1334
In his traveler’s tales, join self-declared travel addict Tom Lutz as he drives beyond the blacktop in Morocco, to the Saharan dunes on the Algerian border, east of Ankara to Hittite ruins. 

Ride alongside as he hitches across [formerly Buddhist] Uzbekistan and the high mountain passes of Kyrgyzstan into western China. 

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Tom Lutz (David Walter Banks)
Disappear with him into the disputed areas of the Ukraine and Moldova. Follow his footsteps through the swamps of Buddhist Sri Lanka, the wilds of Azerbaijan, the casinos of Tanzania, the peasant hinterlands of Albania, and the center of Swaziland, where he watches the king pick his next wife.

All along the way, witness his perplexity in trying to understand a compulsion to keep moving, ever onward, to the ends of the earth. More
“Move over Pico Iyer: Tom Lutz has returned to town with an irresistible book of true stories about accidental intimacies in unexpected places [like the center of Buddhist Tibet under Chinese occupation]. His encounters on the road, described in gorgeous prose, are brief but intense. Lighting out for the territories has never seemed so enthralling.”
— Prof. Jon Wiener (

1 comment:

Tom Lutz said...

Thanks for this notice. Much appreciated, TL