A "Bon Voyage" message from my sister sent before I headed off to Santa Fe, NM. I love this photo. Travel used to be such an elegant affair. Love the little doggie, so calm, so patient - the perfect traveling companion.
English travel writer and explorer Rosita Forbes. From 1920 to she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya. From the book - Women Travelers: A Century of Trailblazing Adventures,
For Grandma Claire- she and I both loved the A flapper putting on the ritz. I like the short hair and dropped-waistline fad (for lack of a better word) of this time period. Reminds me of singing in the rain.
Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.