Mary Walker Clark

'Mary Clark: Traveler' Host

Mary Walker Clark is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston Law School.  She practiced law in Paris, Texas for 29 years before retiring to pursue her lifelong passion for traveling.  Besides writing a travel column for the Paris News, Mary maintains her travel blog, MaryClarkTraveler.com, and spends hours planning the next trip.  Her interest in public speaking led her to radio with its magical ability to promote storytelling without all of the visuals. Through her experiences and words, Mary takes you with her to Vietnam, New Zealand, Guatemala, Tunisia, and many other countries as well destinations in Northeast Texas and the United States. 

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Fond childhood memories of a remote cabin, lead to newly forged unforgettable moments during Mary's return to a log cabin in Cowles, New Mexico.

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Vacations can leave long-lasting memories, and Mary distinctly recalls the hotel in which she and her family stayed during a trip to Vienna 40 years ago.

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When visiting new cities, it always helps to have a local guide to show you around.

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Mary had a chance to witness performances of the Don Quixote opera, and Franz Schubert's Mass In G Major during a trip to Europe.

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Tribes from across the nation gather annually to share their heritage with the world at the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival in Oklahoma.

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Mary revisits Germany after 40 years since her first voyage, and finds a country still rebuilding and healing.

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The verdict is out on whether graffiti is art, or vandalism, but enthusiasts in Paris, France recently celebrated the intensely hued street art at the first annual TAG Graffiti Exhibit.

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Mary couldn't pass up the opportunity the sample the native cuisine during a visit to Hong Kong, and still found time to attend a cooking course.

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A plane ticket and passport are not necessarily required to discover great vacation spots, as Mary found on a recent visit to McKinney.

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The ancient city of Petra, established as early as 312 BC and discovered in 1812, is regarded as one of the world's must see wonders. 

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A visit to Olympia, the capital of Washington state, reveals a legislative building fit for the Greek gods.

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