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Patrick Leigh Fermor - backpacking in 1930's Eastern Europe

Advantages: Just beautiful travel writing
Disadvantages: A little dense in places for my tiny brain

...Patrick Leigh Fermor Author Patrick Leigh Fermor is without doubt one of the more interesting travel writers around. First, Leigh Fermor travelled around Europe as a teen in the mid 1930ís at a time where most people didnít travel in a ďbackpacki ...

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Review of The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos - Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Very Interesting and Informative Book

Advantages: Gave me an insight into how Disney works.
Disadvantages: Made me sad that they didn't build everything.

...I'm a big Disney fan, just read some of my reviews and you'll get an idea of just how big. I've been to Walt Disney World in Florida 12 times, California Disneyland twice and Disneyland Resort Paris at least five times and I've even tried the Disney Cruis ...

babybear42 16.02.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Disneylands That Never Were - Shaun Finnie

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It felt like Kevin and ME in India

Advantages: Dripping with authenticity and honesty
Disadvantages: I have to give it back as it was only a loaner

Give me a good travel book and you can shut me up for days I am susceptible to the temptations of good travel writing especially if itís about a journey in India. Sadly, Iíve read a lot of bad travel writing too but my June freebie from the Kindle Own ...

koshkha 29.06.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Kevin and I in India - Frank Kusy

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The Mule Gun Is On The Yak

Advantages: Very readable account of a place that is only now changing
Disadvantages: None

Michel Peissel was a Frenchman. I automatically wrote "was" on the bland assumption that he is probably dead by now. He is, I checked. He died in Paris in 2011 at the age of 74. None of which is of interest. What is of interest is that one da ...

hiker 15.06.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Mustang A Lost Tibetan Kingdom - Michel Peissel

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Riding the Rails the Indian Way

Advantages: A very readable and honest account of her travels
Disadvantages: Needs a map to put things into context

Going Back to Her Roots Monisha Rajeshís parents left India and moved to the UK where she and her brother were born. The family attempted to move back to India whilst Monisha and her brother were children, two decades before the book is set, but it di ...

koshkha 27.04.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Around India in 80 Trains - Monisha Rajesh

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