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John Borthwick

John Borthwick is one of Australia's leading travel writers. When he's not there (which is often), writer/photographer John calls Sydney home. He is the author of hundreds of travel articles (most illustrated by his own photographs) and numerous books, including a collection of his travel essays

The Circumference of the Knowable World: Travel Stories (Uqp Paperbacks), an anthology of train stories, Off the Rails and an edited collection of the late Peter Pinney's travel writings, The Road to Anywhere.

Among his principal outlets are newspapers The Australian, The Age (Melbourne) and the Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) and colour magazines such as the South China Morning Post's Sunday magazine and Australian Gourmet Traveller.

He has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Australian Society of Travel Writers and Air New Zealand award of "Travel Journalist of the Year" in 1996, as well as being runner-up in 1998, 1999 and 2000. John holds a PhD in travel literature. His constant travelling has taken him to many odd and a few even parts of the world.

Read Buenos Aires: Tango Town

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