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The Light Fantastic

A major hazard in a travel writer’s life, as I have mentioned before, is the inescapable local ‘folkloric’ performance.
John Carter is one of the UK’s best known travel journalists and presenters, having worked for nearly thirty years on programmes such as ITV’s Wish You Were Here…? and the BBC’s Holiday. He has travelled the world for over half a century on behalf of newspapers, magazines, radio and television programmes in a professional life that has been crammed with incidents and encounters, many of which never made it to the printed page or television screen. Now, for the first time, he has set those stories down on paper.

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The Great Migration

The annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle across Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains is the greatest wildlife spectacle of its type in Africa.

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Interview with John Carter

We chat to John Carter about the reality of travel broadcasting and his love for cruise ships.

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Adrenalin Rush: an extract from Gullible’s Travels

In an extract taken from his new book Gullible’s Travels, John Carter talks about his experience at the Pamplona’s bull run.

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