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This is a great read, especially when he gets to India and Bangladesh. I have been on some of those buses careening around blind curves passing a truck with a 3,000 foot drop off... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Arthur Bacon
What a great travel novel!
My girlfriend and I brought this along to a trip through Ecuador and quite enjoyed Carl's writing and telling of his trip around the... Read more
File this under things I would never do, but I'm glad Carl Hoffman did and wrote about it so I could enjoy the craziness from the safety of my recliner! Read morePublished 7 months ago by 1405
when i first started reading i thought about lucky we are to live in the usa but as I continued to read the book, I felt that money has seperated us from eCh other.Published 8 months ago by maverick
This book spoke to me in more ways I could count. Although it has been years since I have travelled by chicken bus and dug out canoe, each chapter brought me right back to why I... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kierstin Kloeckner
Well written, if a little thin and occasionally disjointed, it is far more than a travelogue. The greatest takeaway I had from the book was the author's insights into the role of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by William S. DeWeese
Curious about all those Andean bus crashes and Asian ferry capsizes that appear as small newspaper articles, Carl Hoffman took off on an around-the-world trip to take in as many of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Renee Thorpe