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Adventures of a Lifetime

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Two dozen pithy tales take the reader on different adventures around our globe. Written by travel correspondents, each with a different personality, one gains a kaleidoscopic view of the world. Engage with monkeys in Indonesia or happily cruise around the world in an aging marine vessel. Find yourself frighteningly lost in the wet wilds of Hawaii, or foolishly hitchhike across the Gobi Dessert and be fortunate enough to survive to write about the folly. Go native and naked in New Guinea while playing frisbee. Endure an earthquake in Japan and empathize with the survivors, or accompany pilgrims in Tibet. Travel to Europe and revisit the country of your ancestors while seeking relics of their imprints in ancestral homes.

These stories bring out the humorous in encounters with the unfamiliar, show the spirit of adventure that impels the traveler to confront dangers while exploring different cultures, and reveals how understanding broadens with exposure to unknown challenges. These passages are quick reads; some stories are more compelling in that they take the reader into the visited territory, while others reflect more of the author’s self-image.

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Author:
Janna Graber, editor
Star Count:
4/5
Format:
Trade
Page Count:
310 pages
Publisher:
World Traveler Press
Publish Date:
2015-Jan-07
ISBN:
9780990878629
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Issue:
May 2015
Category:
Travel
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ISBN

9780990878629

Star Count

4

Book Author

Janna Graber, editor

ASIN

0990878627

Page Count

310 pages

Format

Trade

Publisher

World Traveler Press

Issue

May 2015

Publication Date

2015-Jan-07

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