“It is, like all the best travel narratives, a resonant interior journey, and offers wisdom for our times.”
—Edward Marriott, author of The Lost Tribe
“Kira Salak is tough, a real life Lara Croft…unlike many travel writers, she is hip to her inner workings.”
—New York Times
“Kira Salak is a rare find – a gifted storyteller who is also a daring journeywoman.”
—Mary Morris, author of Nothing To Declare: Memoir of a Woman Travelling Alone
"It is, like all the best travel narratives, a resonant interior journey, and offers wisdom for our times."
--Edward Marriott, author of The Lost Tribe
"Kira Salak is tough, a real life Lara Croft...unlike many travel writers, she is hip to her inner workings."
--New York Times
"Kira Salak is a rare find - a gifted storyteller who is also a daring journeywoman."
--Mary Morris, author of Nothing To Declare: Memoir of a Woman Travelling Alone
Kira Salak must have a strong death wish to go to the places she travels- alone! After the harrowing experiences in New Guinea she states from then on she will now only visit safe... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Gary Gentry
Amazing! I rented the book from the library and ended up buying it shortly thereafter just so I would be able to read it again and again. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Katie
Kira Salak's adventurous spirit is inspirational. I would definitely love to read more by this author.Published 10 months ago by Dot Storm
If you’re looking for a travelogue in the style of “Lonely Planet” then you’ve got the wrong book. This is more than a trip across Papua New Guinea(PNG), it is a voyage of... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Grey Wolffe
This was my first book by this author, and I found this book hard to put down. Kira Salak is an adventurer that opts for solo travel and is usually putting herself in... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Lachula
I like her writing style and envy her courageousness. Also read her book the Cruelest Journey which I really liked too.Published on February 28, 2013 by Mantra11
I grew up in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and was feeling a little homesick. I took a chance and bought this book and I was not disappointed. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by Christian B. Cuyno
A great read - and first hand account of a young woman's adventure through PNG. I'm sorry that other's had to post negative comments about this book. Definitely worth reading!!!Published on May 1, 2012 by dhmoss05