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Program 305a: Radio Shangri-La in Bhutan; Tibet on the Edge; Pico Iyer: Lonely Places

Release Date: 08-30-2014

Description

Lisa Napoli tells us about the Himalayas and her time helping to start a radio station in Bhutan. Photographer Phil Borges describes how much things have changed on a recent return to rural Tibet and what's threatening its indigenous people.  Also, author Pico Iyer explains the appeal of spending time in some of the world's least likely places for tourism.

Guests

  • Lisa Napoli, author of "Radio Shangri-La:  What I Learned on My Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth"  (Broadway Books)
  • Photographer Phil Borges, author of "Tibet:  Culture on the Edge"   (Rizzoli)
  • Pico Iyer, author of numerous articles and books, including  "Falling off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World" and "The Man Within My Head"  (Random House)

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