Lonely Planeteer Rediscovers the First Traveller

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Looking for holiday inspiration? Who better to help you out than Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler who followed the trail of the world’s first backpacker. Speaking at the Australian Festival of Travel Writing, Wheeler traces the adventures of Thomas Coryate, a European traveller who journeyed to India in the 17th Century and began a trail that millions would follow.