Ramble Texas : A Wanderer's Guide to the Offbeat, Overlooked, and Outrageous (Paperback)

Author: Peterson, Eric

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Every Texan has a personal vision of the true Texas. The problem is, every Texan has a different personal vision of the true Texas. An outsider is free to see the many sides to the Lone Star State, and seasoned travel writer Eric Peterson bellies up to do just that.

Combining classic guidebook fare with lesser-known destinations, Ramble Texas creates a unique approach to travel. From mesquite-smoked BBQ on the border, tracking the Texas Chupacabra (a vampiric legend known for sucking goats dry), and sipping a Shiner under a two-headed calf at the Buckhorn Saloon to a visit to the Cockroach Hall of Fame & Museum, Ramble Texas provides plenty of ideas on how to spend your time.

In between the state?s regional chapters, Peterson?s travelogues recount adventures and encounters such as ?Oil, Power, and Money? in Houston; ?Border Run? along the Rio Grande; and ?Lone Rockstar Tour,? a musical road trip from the Panhandle to the heart of Austin.

Eric Peterson is the author of the Ramble series, books sitting at the intersection between guidebook and travelogue. Previous books in the Ramble series include Ramble: A Field Guide to the U.S.A., Ramble Colorado, and Ramble California. He is also the author of numerous Frommer?s travel guides, including Frommer?s Texas (co-author), Frommer?s Colorado, and Frommer?s Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, and has contributed to the New York Daily News, The Denver Post, Delta Sky, and High Country News.


Publisher Speck Pr
Mfg Part# 9781933108285
SKU 212599612
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1933108282
Release Date 4/1/2010

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