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Close Encounters of the Traveling Kind

Close Encounters of the Traveling Kind

Author(s): Amanda Jayne

Location(s): South America, Japan, Nepal, South Africa, Thailand

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

This collection of near-death (and a few almost-near-death) stories take you on adventures in Africa, South America, Nepal, Japan and Thailand. Close Encounters with an angry snake, the edge of an abyss, an unfriendly African tribe, a shady guide or two, an angry Dutch man, a nasty case of Typhoid and a severe case of mountain stupidity are told with the confidence of a traveler who has discovered that, ‘no matter what happens, everything works out in the end.’

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