Beyond the Postcard is a collection of one man’s world-spanning travel stories. From the humorous to the heart-warming, these tales each show how travel, despite the inevitable surprises, is rewarding in so many ways. It stirs emotions that reinforce and affect what we know about the world, about each other, and even about ourselves.
Travel is one of the best safeguards against war, racism, and indifference to the less fortunate. Through quotes, stories, short philosophical comments, and his own pictures, Swatridge sketches a rich landscape that anybody with a sense of adventure will enjoy. Whether you love to travel or have never left your own backyard, you can experience the joy, challenge, and adventure of a life on the road through these stories.