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Tony Wheeler: Thomas Coryate, The First Tourist

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Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler spoke at the Australian Festival of Travel Writing about Thomas Coryate, a mysterious figure who many regard as the first tourist. Wheeler traces Coryate’s journey as he observes the invention of leisure travel.

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26 Nov 2010

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