"Never call a traveler a tourist."



About the Author

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Peter Delevett is a veteran journalist and travel writer in Silicon Valley. His "Wiretap" column has long been required reading for hundreds of thousands around the world. His travel pieces have won prizes from the North American Travel Journalistsí Association, the Solas Awards competition and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Delevett has frequently been featured on radio and television, and his work has appeared at WorldHum.com and in the Honolulu Advertiser, the New Orleans Times-Picayune and the Miami Herald, among many others. He has been a featured travel columnist for Alister & Paine magazine.

In WALKING ON THE MOON, he brings a trained observer's focus to a midnight wedding procession in India, and a veteran story-teller's touch to a temple of spirit-talking mediums in Taiwan.


"Goes beyond the normal realm of travel writing to raise some wrenching questions of conscience." - Janet Fullwood, Travel Editor, Sacramento Bee

"A travel writer with an excellent ear for language and a wealth of stories to tell." - Tim Patterson, Sleeping in the Mountains

Read interviews with Peter here and here.



Copyright © 2006, Peter Delevett