“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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Katie
Kira Salak's adventurous spirit is inspirational. I would definitely love to read more by this author.Published 11 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 13 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 on June 4, 2013 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