Mary Clark Traveler

2nd Lt. Ray Charles Walker, center back, with his student pilots in 1943.
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Mary Walker Clark is known to longtime KETR listeners as the host of a travel segment that ran for some years. But the retired Paris attorney has been far from idle since that program's run ended. Clark's new book, Landing In My Present, take the reader from the dusty plains of West Texas to the icy heights of the Himalayan Mountains along the Chinese-Indian border. The story explores the life of her father, Second Lieutenant Charles Walker, a U.S. Army Air Forces World War II veteran whose service included piloting planes delivering fuel and other supplies to help China survive the Japanese embargo to the east.

Herd of Gelada Baboons in Simien National Park.
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Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia is home to numerous endangered species, and allows visitors a chance to get up close and personal with creatures such as the Gelada Baboon.

Host Mary Clark describes her visit to a series of Civil War Historic sites, and the mixed feeling generated from her experience. Producer: Matt Meinke.

Synagogue in Williamsburg, with separate entries for men and women.
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Taking a guided tour of the Hasidic community of Williamsburg, was like stepping back in time for Mary Clark. Guide Freida Vizel shed light on this strange and foreign land, right in the middle of New York City.

Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta reached capacity for the Rolling Stones' June 2015 concert.
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Seeing the Rolling Stones live in concert has become a rite of passage for generations, and this is one experience Mary Clark can cross off her "bucket list" after braving a stadium crowd and witnessing Mick Jagger and company in Georgia.

Vendor peddling wares in Antigua, Guatemala
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Mary Clark's family has a long tradition of volunteerism with the Peace Corps, a service organization which sends Americans abroad to assist with the pressing needs of people around the world.

Statue of Dr. Martin Luther King at the MLK Center in Dallas, Texas.
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Fair Park in Dallas is known for The Cotton Bowl and the annual State Fair of Texas, but the historical site is also home to fascinating exhibits and museums.

The view of Mount Rainier is revealed though the clouds
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People come from near and far to catch a glimpse of the tri-peaks of Washington State's Mount Rainier, a towering formation of rock and ice.

Mary describes her recent trip to the North African nation of Tunisia, renowned for it's beautiful beaches.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 46

Jul 31, 2012

Mary takes us to the last Wonder of the World.  Land of Goshen!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 45

Jul 24, 2012

Mary goes to New Zealand for the umpteenth time.  How many is this Mary?

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 44

Jul 17, 2012

Sanus Per Aquam!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 43

Jul 10, 2012

Mary suggests that you take your own Tia everywhere you travel.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 42

Jul 3, 2012

Boomers Invade Vietnam! Baby Boomers that is and they want discounts!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 41

Jun 12, 2012

Mary discovers the REAL ancient Chinese secret.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 40

Jun 5, 2012

Mary discovers that Quebec is a door to the past and a guide for the future.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 39

May 22, 2012

...and everywhere that Mary went, good people were sure to go.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 38

May 15, 2012

Mary heads to Greenville to find some Hidden Gems.  Ooops.  I meant Greenvull.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 37

May 8, 2012

Mary travels back to Jordan.  Eat your heart out, Omar Sharif!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 36

Apr 10, 2012

I hear the train a rollin'.  It's rollin' down the track... and Mary just might not come back.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 35

Apr 3, 2012

Holy Week and Pledge Week on the same week?  Coincidence?  I think not!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 33

Mar 20, 2012

Mary is headed to Arizona.  Don't forget Sedona!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 32

Feb 14, 2012

Take the last train to Clarksville with Mary to see a REAL forest.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 31

Feb 7, 2012

Mary attends a wedding.  Does that rice have curry on it?

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Jan 31, 2012

Want to take the kids to a third world country?  Two words : Costa Rica!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 29

Jan 24, 2012

Welcome Back, Mary!  Your dreams were your ticket out.

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 28

Dec 27, 2011

Mary takes a time machine down the I-35 Corridor.  Watch out for Comanche!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 27

Dec 20, 2011

Mary follows a Christmas Tree all the way home.  Her home.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 26

Dec 13, 2011

Mary travels to the University of Oklahoma and discovers artists, dinosaurs, and tornadoes.  Oh my!

Mary Clark, Traveler Episode 25

Dec 6, 2011

Mary visits the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.  Eat your heart out, Indy.