“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's adventurous spirit is inspirational. I would definitely love to read more by this author.Published 9 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 11 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 23 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
Excellent look at the cultures of New Guinea and the startling differences across cultures even today. Read morePublished on August 21, 2011 by MV
While some people may certainly enjoy this book, it is more of a memoir and a coming-age at 24 story than a story of Papua New Guinea. Read morePublished on April 17, 2011 by Jonathan Wickens