e-travels with e. trules | Literary & humorous travel adventures and misadventures from around the world. Stories, essays & ins
By Eric Trules: Podcast Host, Theatre Director, Documentary Filmmaker, Clown
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Do you like to travel? Do you like to listen to travel tales from well off the beaten path? "e-travels with e.trules" is a new, personal, idiosyncratic, and literary podcast created by Eric Trules. A longtime Huffington Post blogger and theater Professor at USC in Los Angeles, Trules has traveled our beautiful and problematic planet for decades, staying in Bedouin huts on the Red Sea, riding the rails to "Nose of the Devil" in Southern Ecuador, and meeting his future Indonesian wife on the magical island of Bali. If you like to travel vicariously, or be provocatively reminded of your own travel adventures, and misadventures, listen to these entertaining podcasts with original music by Amanda Yamate and sound design by Alysha Bermudez. New episodes will be released once a month on iTunes, with "Behind the Scenes" episodes two weeks later. Please subscribe to the podcast, contact Trules to join him "on the air", and... Happy Trails.
||Clean007 Why Travel?||Beijing, China, 2007 It's a year before the Beijing Olympics and there are crowds and pollution everywhere. I've been invited to teach the LDTX Bejing Modern Dance Company, the Joffrey Ballet of China. I'm 60 years old and I haven't danced in over 30...||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 Behind the Scenes with Hayden Lee||Welcome to another “Behind the Scenes” episode of “e-travels with e. trules”, the twice a month feature of the podcast, where I speak to friends, colleagues, fellow podcasters, artists, and travelers around the world…. in between my monthly,...||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 Love and the Devil's Nose||I married for the first time at age 55. Also in 2003. I married an Indonesian girl from Sumatra who I met in Bali, who was 31 years younger than I was and who spoke almost no English. Go figure, huh? But in the summer of 2003, a few months after we...||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 Behind the Scenes with the Production Team||Welcome to the 2nd “Behind the Scenes” episode of “e-travels with e. trules”, a twice a month feature of the podcast, where I will be speaking to friends, colleagues, fellow podcasters, and travelers around the world…. in between my monthly...||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 E-Ticket to Thekkady||June, 2006. Trules has arrived in Mumbai on the day that 5 bombs have exploded in 5 different train stations in the financial hub, but still beggared, megalopolis of the sub-continent. He heads southeast, up into the mountainous tea plantations of...||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 Behind the Scenes with Harry Duran||Welcome to the first "Behind the Scenes" episode of "e-travels with e. trules", a twice a month feature of the podcast, where I will be speaking to friends, colleagues, fellow podcasters and travelers around the world.... in between my monthly...||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Grazing With Camels||Israel, 1999. Trules ventures south from Jerusalem, crossing the Israeli-Egyptian border at Eilot. He makes camp at "Ras Es Satan", Head of the Devil, sleeping in a primitive "chousha", just feet from the Red Sea. He swims with the neon-lit fishes and...||12/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean000 Welcome to e-travels with e. trules||Like to travel? Like to listen to travel tales from well off the beaten path? "e-travels with e.trules" is a new, personal, idiosyncratic, and literary podcast created by Eric Trules. A longtime Huffington Post blogger and theater Professor...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Impressive and Entertaining!
Based on the promo episode of this show, I've subscribed and am definitely looking forward to more! This podcast is extremely well-produced, with audio that excites and amuses. I love the concept of unique, personal and engaging travel stories from the host's real-life experiences, combined with audio scapes that bring listeners directly into the story. I have a feeling this show will be one to keep an eye on, as it holds a great deal of promise for future success. Can't wait to hear the many places Eric Trules will take us!
Travel for All!
I am thrilled that I came upon this podcast. Trules has a wonderful quality for engaging his listeners, and will transcend you from your living room couches to vast corners of the world. The podcast's professional quality, coupled with Trules' creativity and natural skill for storytelling, will keep you coming back for more. It's a must - can't wait for more!
Great Travel Podcast
I'm very impressed with the content in this first episode and can't wait to hear more of Eric's stories.