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Lonely planet unpacked : travel disaster stories

Author: Tony Wheeler
Publisher: Melbourne ; Oakland : Lonely Planet, 1999.
Series: Lonely Planet journeys.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lonely Planet travel writers talk about their worst travel experiences.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Wheeler
ISBN: 186450062X 9781864500622
OCLC Number: 42939059
Description: 251 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: Crash / Dani Valent --
The first hour of the first day of my first assignment for Lonely Planet / Miles Roddis --
Walking the Mount Kailash circuit / Tony Wheeler --
Terror and anguish on Europe's safest roads / Jennifer Brewer --
Misadventure in south-west China / Tim Nollen --
Three spies in a diamond tub / Suzanne Possehl --
Travel in India --
the hard way / Mark Honan --
Lost in Madagascar / Matt Fletcher --
Tales of Tuscany / Bruce Cameron --
Last rites on the Tatshenshini / Jim Dufresne --
The motorcycle diaries / Nick Ray --
Falling for Greece / Rosemary Hall --
The Mongolian Scramble / Paul Greenway --
Riding out the big one / Randall Peffer --
Service all hours / Scott Mcneely --
Running the gauntlet / John Mock --
New Year's Eve in Borneo / Chris Rowthorn --
The local cure / Andrew Draffen --
Run, don't hesitate! / Susan Forsyth --
Fear and loathing in Tuva / Anthony Haywood --
A costly trip / Pat Yale --
Watch your step / Brad Wong --
Expulsion from Hanoi / Daniel Robinson --
A close call in the Cooks / David Harcombe --
Dissolute in Resolute / Ryan Ver Berkmoes --
A weekend lost and found (or how I met the Wheelers) / Steve Fallon.
Series Title: Lonely Planet journeys.
Responsibility: by Tony Wheeler and other Lonely Planet authors.

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Lonely Planet founder, Tony Wheeler, joins other authors in a collection of travel disaster stories. Mishaps include a rampaging elephant in Sri Lanka and a drunken shoot-out in Tibet.  Read more...

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that inescapable sense that the world contains possibilities you can never anticipate, magic and mysteries you'll never understand' -- Salon.com

 
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