Not a Tourist
In the age of Google and YouTube, there's no such thing as terra incognita. But it's still possible to travel to unknown places—with a little imagination.
Row 24, seats A, B, and C.
The young woman by the window turns to the man in the middle and smiles. He smoothes her hair and tells her she is going to love his city. Not even off the ground, and they have already created a private lair in the still-upright theater of coach.
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Thomas Swick is the author of a travel memoire, Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland (1991), and a collection of travel stories, A Way to See the World: From Texas to Transylvania With a Maverick Traveler (2003).more from this author >>