Program 297: Open Phones: Ask Rick; Francis Tapon Explores Eastern Europe
Release Date: 08-18-2012
Francis Tapon describes his three-year excursion into every country in the eastern half of Europe. He shares how the Balkans and the former Soviet states are the next travel frontier, where tourists don't outnumber the locals. Also, listeners check in with Rick for help in finalizing their vacation plans.
- Francis Tapon, author of "The Hidden Europe: What Eastern Europeans Can Teach Us" (Wander Learn Series)
Program 297: "Oklahoma haiku"
Fields, farmers, clean air.
In the middle of nowhere.
— Denise Sharitt, Bartlesville OK
Tree casts its shadow
cattle escape from the heat
— Katie Arroyo, Stillwater OK
Tornados ripping trees.
Landscape changed forever.
— Barbara Smallwood, Grand Lake O' The Cherokees OK