Are other authors' ideas generally off-limits, or is this just a bad book?
Does it make sense to refer to this author as the godfather of travel writing?
Who came up with the idea to spoil a fine travelogue with some contrived nonsense?
Is this author trying to show us how to alienate ourselves from our surroundings?
Can this book succeed in making migration seem a little bit less mysterious?
Is it possible to write a whole a book like a Roxette song, and should anyone read it?
Should travel writers deliberately look for interesting stories or just go with the flow?
Is this a great piece of poetic travel writing, or has it been overly polished?
Why is this book only for those who are really into environmentalism?
If this was a good writer with a good story, then why did the editors not polish it a bit?
Why do these travel stories from 19th century Germany remain so recommendable?
Why is it so much fun to read Medieval travel stories that are at least partly untrue?
What happened to this otherwise decent book that caused it to be so annoying?
Is this the only instance where a TV person turned into a good travel writer?
Is this German classic really that awesome, or could it be just a bit overrated?