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The Gringo Trail: 1991-92 Chronicle of a Backpacker On a Budget By Tightwad Economist
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A lust for travel and adventure drives the Messiah of Budget Travel and his unwitting disciples to extraordinary lengths as they strive to journey a bit further and a bit longer. None more so than... More > the Tightwad Economist, who has just $3000 and ten months to get from Los Angeles to Santiago de Chile. Budget about $10 a day for transport, food, accommodation, visas and booze. This tale chronicles the adventures of Tightwad and his Gringo mates on the Gringo Trail in the early 1990s when post offices and the Gringo grapevine were communications bread and butter for travellers. Much of Central America was just emerging from civil wars and ruthless dictatorships, while South American countries struggled with drugs, and poverty and a reputation for violence and corruption. Tightwad and his mates dispel some of the myths as they irreverantly ply the trail and open their eyes to the magic of Latin America.< Less
The Gringo Trail: 1991-92 Chronicle of a Backpacker On a Budget By Tightwad Economist
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A lust for travel and adventure drives the Messiah of Travel and his unwitting disciples to extraordinary lengths as they strive to journey a bit further and a bit longer. None more so than the... More > Tightwad Economist, who has just $3000 and ten months to get from Los Angeles to Santiago de Chile. Budget about $10 a day for transport, food, accommodation, visas and booze. This tale chronicles the adventures of Tightwad and his Gringo mates on the Gringo Trail in the early 1990s when post offices and the Gringo grapevine were communications bread and butter for travellers. Much of Central America was just emerging from civil wars and ruthless dictatorships, while South American countries struggled with drugs, and poverty and a reputation for violence and corruption. Tightwad and his mates dispel some of the myths as they irreverantly ply the trail and open their eyes to the magic of Latin America.< Less
In the Footsteps of Mungo Park By Tightwad Economist
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The Tightwad Economist has a lust for discovery and adventure. Incited by the preaching of the Messiah of Travel, the call of Africa is ineluctable. Not the clichéd chic safaris and animal... More > spotting tours of travel brochures. Tightwad sets off hitching through the Maghreb in North Africa alone before following in the footsteps of Mungo Park, the celebrated Scottish explorer, the first European to delve into the heart of West Africa and come out alive, barely. But it is 1993, not 1796, and Tightwad is joined by the Messiah of Travel and his disciples as they set out on their own exploration of modern West Africa. Where European borders cross traditional tribal lines, where corrupt and inept leaders struggle to improve living standards, where transport and infrastructure is rough, where food is sometimes scarce, but where the people have a longing for life and laughter.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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