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Back to the Bundu By Matt Artz
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Returning to southern Africa for the first time in 35 years, Matt Artz shares his adventures while volunteering for a conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite... More > close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it’s the people of Botswana that left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Back to the Bundu By Matt Artz
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Returning to southern Africa for the first time in 35 years, Matt Artz shares his adventures while volunteering for a conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite... More > close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it's the people of Botswana that left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Like a Bushman By Matt Artz
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"The spotted hyena had probably heard the kill, and took off towards the sound to see what it could scavenge. It managed to walk off with a small piece of the hind section of the antelope, and... More > used the convenient Mohave Highway to drag the hunk of nourishment the three or so miles back to its den, where its hungry pups were waiting. In doing all of this, it left behind a few cryptic clues in the sand, those clues waiting for someone, maybe a Bushman, or maybe just someone who wanted to be a little bit more like a Bushman, to happen upon them and to uncover this story of life and death in the bundu, before a vehicle drove down the road, the wind kicked up, a herd of elephant walked by, or it started to rain, and the story disappeared forever into the ether..."< Less
Dirt Like Blood: Stories from Southern Africa By Matt Artz
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An American teenager moves to southern Africa in the 1970s during a time of great change, and comes back changed himself. After a 35 year absence, he returns to southern Africa to volunteer for a... More > conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it's the people of southern Africa that once again left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Down to Africa By Matt Artz
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Exhilarating, delightful, disturbing, amusing, and overall intensely personal, Down to Africa is the story of an American teenager living in southern Africa in the 1970s. It was a time of change--the... More > beginning of the end of the apartheid era, when the term Soweto became synonymous with discrimination and the repressive policies of the white minority South Africa government were exposed on the world stage. Incredible wildlife, breathtaking scenery, riots, and even war, the experiences capture a vivid picture of the time and place, and of an individual who comes back changed. And in the end, it's about a desire to return once again to that special place.< Less
Confessions of a Weekend Warrior: Mountain Biking Stories By Matt Artz
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From the High Sierra to his own backyard, Matt Artz's short collection of mountain biking stories illustrate life's “little adventures”—weekend and other relatively short trips here... More > and there designed to quench your desire for wildness. Because even the shortest outing can leave a lasting imprint and remind us all that it’s not the size of the adventure that counts—it’s how you enjoy it.< Less
A Life Outside 3: Stories from Wild Places By Matt Artz
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From the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California to the wilds of Botswana, the third installment in Matt Artz's stories of outdoor adventures takes him around the world and back again. Whether it's... More > coming face-to-face with crocodiles and hyenas in Africa, finding himself trapped in a snare in the foothills of Greece, battling corporate bureaucracy in the office, or striving to find that delicate balance between work and family and a life outside, his unique perspective on all things outdoors is sure to make you laugh, think, and most of all want to get out there yourself.< Less
Dirt Like Blood: Stories from Southern Africa By Matt Artz
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An American teenager moves to southern Africa in the 1970s during a time of great change, and comes back changed himself. After a 35 year absence, he returns to southern Africa to volunteer for a... More > conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it's the people of southern Africa that once again left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Confessions of a Weekend Warrior: Kayaking Stories By Matt Artz
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From local lakes to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and beyond, this short collection of kayaking stories illustrate life's “little adventures”—day, weekend, and other relatively short... More > trips here and there designed to quench your desire for wildness. Because even the shortest outing can leave a lasting imprint and remind us all that it’s not the size of the adventure that counts—it’s how you enjoy it.< Less
A Life Outside 2: Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, and Other Excuses By Matt Artz
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The second volume in the A Life Outside series brings together 15 all-new essays and stories about the outdoor lifestyle. A Life Outside 2 maintains the trademark humor of the first volume while also... More > looking more closely at the meaning of the experiences. But whether mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering, fishing, or doing something else, the author reveals each activity for what it truly is--just an excuse to get outside, enjoy life, and maybe learn something along the way.< Less