Tony Wheeler: Traveling to the World's Darker Countries
Monday, August 18, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Jose, CA
Tony Wheeler, Co-founder, Lonely Planet; Author, Tony Wheeler’s Dark Lands
Marc Casto, President and COO, Casto Travel Moderator
Wheeler shares his experiences traveling through some of the world’s “darkest” regions, including North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Cuba. With many of these countries in conflict and strife, Wheeler offers sensible tips and warnings for visitors curious to explore these areas. Hear more about his tales and misadventures from the “dark” side.
Wheeler and his wife co-founded Lonely Planet, one of the world’s most award-winning travel guidebook companies.
Location: Historic Hoover Theatre, 1635 Park Ave, San Jose
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: In association with the Northern California Peace Corps Association.
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