Readuponit: Travel and voracious reading

Max Hartshorne, travel website editor, sharing some of the stuff I read, hear and see with you. Updated every day. Click on the photos to enlarge them.

Firewood Ain’t Cheap Nor Plentiful Round these Parts

November 2, 2014

Tweet           November first, now we’re really in the thick of the getting colder season.  I have been spending as much time as I can sitting next to our woodstove, using the laptop instead of going downstairs to the cold basement office to the big computer. I’ve learned a bit about [...]

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Visiting the Hometown of the World’s Most Evil Terrorist in Georgia

October 31, 2014

Tweet I love picking up local newspapers when I travel. Today I found a remarkable story in the Georgia Journal about meeting the father of the world’s most notorious terrorist, Omar al-Shishani, who was born Tarkhan Batirashvili in a small town of Birkiani in Pankisi, Georgia.  Temur Batirashvili lamented in what the interviewers said was [...]

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Dr Samuel Gladstone to Retire After Serving with Distinction

October 29, 2014

Tweet I’ve been lucky in life to have had a steady hand looking over my health since 1991. That’s when I began to visit Dr Samuel Gladstone as my personal physician. I can look at my chart every visit, much of it hand written in Sam’s unique style of penmanship. I got a letter from [...]

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TRYP by Wyndham: A Giant Room in Crowded Manhattan, Wow!

October 28, 2014

Tweet I found my hotel last night after a long walk across town, and the friendly people in the lobby gave me a positive feeling. There is lots of wood here at TRYP by Wyndham, and screens in the lobby directing you to all sorts of information about the hotel and about what’s going on [...]

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All About Drones

October 23, 2014

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Bath Bakhmaro: Scrubbing My Way to Bliss in Tbilisi

October 19, 2014

Tweet I’m still feeling relaxed and clean four hours after emerging from Tbilisi’s famous sulfur baths, called Bath Bakhmaro, located in the historic district and hard to miss by its distinctive brick domes.  We had anticipated our visit since we first came to Tbilisi, and so we arranged to rent two rooms for our party–five [...]

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