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In a collection of travel adventures, the author journeys from the rivers of Honduras to the grasslands of Mongolia, from Yellowstone's famed geysers to the deep jungles of Peru

Table of Contents

Thundermug: an introduction of sorts — Mongolia: adventures in you-cut hairstyling — "Help, my pilot just had a heart attack and I can't fly a plane" — Buford's revenge — Glacier Bay — A darkness on the river — Uncharitable thoughts at the end of my rope — The purple sage, at 180 miles an hour — North Pole: the easy way — In Honduras. He who laughs — This man cannot speak — The Islands of Pigs — Pirates — The Lone Ranger — The Ozymandias Express — Misty Crossings — Malaria — On the River of Cold Fires — In Chief Yali's shoes — Bonaire — Geysers — Family values in the raw — Working the crowd — The Queen Charlotte Islands: life and death (hee-hee) — Tales from the place of wonder — The tsunami rangers — Therapeutic perambulation — The monks of apnea — Search and rescue — Among the Karowai: a Stone Age idyll.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307778406
Subtitle:
Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered
Publisher:
Vintage Departures
Author:
Cahill, Tim
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Adventure stories, American
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Outdoors-Lore and Survival
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
304

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Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Lore and Survival
Travel » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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