A Travel Junkie's Diary: Searching for Mare's Milk and Other by Dina Bennett

By Dina Bennett

Dina Bennett’s at the street again—and she can’t cease! Having accomplished the 7,800-mile Peking to Paris vintage motor vehicle problem whereas braving carsickness and patching rocky marital family members, she’s once again in over her head, enduring100,000 miles of street journeys during the world’s out-of-the-way places.

Drawn to unusual meals and exciting perspectives into the kaleidoscope of neighborhood lifestyles, and with a knack for buying into—and out of—awkward occasions, Dina offers the area in all its glory. She’s a born storyteller, uncovering the curious and strange within the traditional, bringing you alongside on shiny reviews in laugh-out-loud type. Neither quite courageous nor wild, she opens her diary of private triumphs and embarrassments, suspense and discovery, in locations such a lot won't ever get to. subscribe to her as she stands knee-to-knee with a Tajik border protect in his bed room, hunts down camel pad meat on the street markets of China, and seeks out the resource of mare’s milk in Kyrgyzstan. no matter if stranded on a sandbar in Myanmar’s Chindwin River or sharing barley beer with an ex-Black Panther in Ethiopia, Dina’s observations are part prying neighbor, part ally gossiping jointly at the crooked route to enlightenment.

The stories in A commute Junkie’s Diary plunge the reader correct into the midst of exhilarating go back and forth stories, with all of the smells, sounds, sensations and feelings of being correct there. they're via turns attention-grabbing and scary, endearing and bittersweet, funny, humiliating, and constantly engrossing.

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