A Travel Junkie's Diary: Searching for Mare's Milk and Other by Dina Bennett PDF

By Dina Bennett

ISBN-10: 1510727523

ISBN-13: 9781510727526

Dina Bennett’s at the highway again—and she can’t cease! Having accomplished the 7,800-mile Peking to Paris vintage automobile problem whereas braving carsickness and patching rocky marital kin, she’s once again in over her head, enduring100,000 miles of street journeys in the course of the world’s out-of-the-way places.

Drawn to unusual meals and exciting perspectives into the kaleidoscope of neighborhood lifestyles, and with a knack for buying into—and out of—awkward events, Dina grants the realm in all its glory. She’s a born storyteller, uncovering the curious and strange within the traditional, bringing you alongside on vibrant reports in laugh-out-loud kind. Neither rather courageous nor wild, she opens her diary of non-public triumphs and embarrassments, suspense and discovery, in locations such a lot won't ever get to. sign up for her as she stands knee-to-knee with a Tajik border protect in his bed room, hunts down camel pad meat on the street markets of China, and seeks out the resource of mare’s milk in Kyrgyzstan. no matter if stranded on a sandbar in Myanmar’s Chindwin River or sharing barley beer with an ex-Black Panther in Ethiopia, Dina’s observations are part prying neighbor, part ally gossiping jointly at the crooked route to enlightenment.

The stories in A shuttle Junkie’s Diary plunge the reader correct into the midst of exhilarating commute studies, with the entire smells, sounds, sensations and feelings of being correct there. they're through turns interesting and scary, endearing and bittersweet, funny, humiliating, and constantly engrossing.

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