Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Top 5 Great Gay Travel Writers

1. Bruce Chatwin, who was married (In Patagonia, The Songlines)
2. Robert Byron (The Road to Oxiana)
3. TE Lawrence, aka Lawrence of Arabia (Seven Pillars of Wisdom)
4. Wilfred Thesiger (Arabian Sands, The Marsh Arabs)
5. Paul Bowles, also married (Their Heads are Green and Their Hands are Blue, The Sheltering Sky)

Bubbling under/not sure about/they're still alive: Jan Morris, née James (Sultan in Oman, Venice); Colin Thubron (Among The Russians, In Siberia).

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