Program 289: Underground Zanzibar; Rugged Abruzzo Italy; Southeast Asia Overview

Release Date: 06-09-2012


Adventure traveler and author Richard Grant describes the craziness he encountered on the island of Zanzibar. A native of small town Italy explains the uncrowded appeal of Abruzzo in the rugged Apennine mountains. Also, a tour guide to southeast Asia outlines the visitor scene from Vietnam to Burma.


  • Adventure traveler Richard Grant, author of "Crazy River: Exploration and Folly in East Africa" (Free Press/Simon and Schuster)
  • Virginia Agostinelli, tour guide, originally from Abruzzo, Italy
  • Julian Brown, tour guide to France and to Southeast Asia, based in Paris