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From Shaw Island to the Sahara By Carole Davis
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A book of short stories that take the reader from chicken ownership, gardening and beach combing on a tiny island in the Pacific Northwest to Africa, Central America and Asia. Laugh your way through... More > sleeping in a Costa Rican brothel, the perils of gypsy caravans in Ireland, peeing in Japan, gagging over caviar in the Sudan, sleeping atop a VW van below Kilimanjaro, an Italian soap opera and a sari falling off in a crowded train station in India. Cry your way through the garbage dumps of Guatemala, a tragic rape in Costa Rica, the townships of apartheid, and an amazing reunion with a child given up for adoption. Learn about camel riding in the desert, sailing the islands of Kuna Yala, months of camping on a Central American beach, exploring Eastern Turkey and couch surfing round the globe. This book explores places off the beaten track and is a manual for a unique mode of budget and heartfelt travel.< Less
From Shaw Island to the Black Sea By Carole Davis
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Get ready for a wild ride! Carole's stories span 50 years and bobble close to home and around the world. They roam the yaylas of the Kaçkar Mountains and the highlands of Peru. They explore... More > the streets of Senegal and the violent history of Guatemala. They wander the hillsides of Southern Spain and the steppes of Eastern Turkey. And they ramble the plains of Mesopotamia and the tundra of Iceland. Hold an assault rifle and a sheep's teat, visit Carole's childhood bathroom and her husband's dresser, careen the streets of Trabzon and join the Order of the Golden Dragon. Cook flat bread over an open fire, make friends around the globe, and sleep in a French garret and a Turkish container. You'll float a log to Yellow Island and take a plane with a hole in the wing, meet a Kurdish housewife and the women of Paris. You'll drink tea with armed guards and collect dead birds along the road. Prepare to expect the unexpected.< Less
Frisco Okie: Indian Blood Along the Dust Bowl Trail By Remington Cox
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Remington Cox, a liberal from foggy San Francisco, is way out of his comfort zone in the arid Southwest, dodging heat stroke, lightning, and prickly Republicans. He’s on a reverse migration... More > along the Dust Bowl trail, searching for the truth about his Native American ancestors. Armed with an ominous warning from a mystic and a game plan courtesy of CouchSurfing, Cox shuns the tourist traps for the local haunts. From Flagstaff to Albuquerque, Santa Fe to Taos, and Dallas to Oklahoma City, he hooks up with a mountain man, a bottle-cap artist, and Cherokee, Cheyenne-Arapaho and Tesuque Pueblo Indians. But at the end of the road, it is an 85-year-old relative named Junior who could uncover the secret of Cox’s heritage.< Less
Andy @ DownUnder By Andreas Peter
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Andreas Peter reiste als Backpacker über 7 Monate quer durch Australien: von Perth eine Outback-Tour über den Karijini-National Park zu den Kimberlys, Maragaret River, dann als Kellner und... More > Kaffee-Spezialist lange Zeit in Bunbury tätig, Australia Day in Sydney verbracht und dann weiter nach Tasmanien. Nach 1,5 Rundreisen auf der naturbelassenen Insel dann genießt er dann unterschiedlichste Farm-Aufenthalte, fern ab von jeglicher Zivilisation. Viel CouchSurfing-Erfahrung machte er vor allem dann in Melbourne. Was ihn ebenso geprägt hat, war der Aufenthalt in einem buddhistischen Zentrum, kurz vor seiner Rückreise mit einem Stop-Over in der Welt-Metropole Shanghai.< Less
Andy @ DownUnder By Andreas Peter
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Andreas Peter reiste als Backpacker über 7 Monate quer durch Australien: von Perth eine Outback-Tour über den Karijini-National Park zu den Kimberlys, Maragaret River, dann als Kellner und... More > Kaffee-Spezialist lange Zeit in Bunbury tätig, Australia Day in Sydney verbracht und dann weiter nach Tasmanien. Nach 1,5 Rundreisen auf der naturbelassenen Insel dann genießt er dann unterschiedlichste Farm-Aufenthalte, fern ab von jeglicher Zivilisation. Viel CouchSurfing-Erfahrung machte er vor allem dann in Melbourne. Was ihn ebenso geprägt hat, war der Aufenthalt in einem buddhistischen Zentrum, kurz vor seiner Rückreise mit einem Stop-Over in der Welt-Metropole Shanghai.< Less