For an Independent Traveler on Lonely Planet

Pat Hyland - Mar 26, 2007
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Lonely Planet was founded after Tony and Maureen Wheeler fled London and hit the road in search of adventure in 1972. Recently married, they took the trip in a hopeless attempt to get travel out of their systems before settling into 'real' jobs. They travelled overland across Asia and landed in Australia. After arriving there, the Wheelers were approached by so many would-be travelers with incessant questions. So they compiled their journey notes and stapled together their first travel guide; Across Asia on the Cheap ...

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