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Edith Wharton made her first journey to Europe at the age of four, when her parents took her to Europe for six years. Her father loved travelling and it is thought that he passed on this wanderlust to his daughter. She would eventually cross the Atlantic sixty times. In Europe, her primary destinations were Italy, France and England. She also went to Morocco in North Africa. Her husband, Edward Wharton, shared her love of travel and for many years they spent at least four months of each year abroad, mainly in Italy. She wrote many books about her travels, including her collection of non-fiction memoires,

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