World Enough

World Enough

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Boating down Nepali rivers, tracking rhinos on foot and on elephant-back, seeing the a€œBuddha lighta€ at dawn in Perua€™s Macchu Picchu and from a sacred mountain peak in China, smoking opium in Thailanda€™s Golden Triangle, worshipping in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa just after Tibet was opened to Westerners, and having a pistol pulled on him in Kabul just before Afghanistan and Iran were closed to Westerners by revolutions and wars. By camel in Rajahstan and Morocco, by elephant in Thailand and Nepal, by bike in Sri Lanka, paddleboat in Kashmir, yacht in Panama, motorcycle in Japan, jammed minivan in Java, rickshaw in Jaipur, by thumb in the US, horse in Mexico, water buffalo in India, and on foot everywhere and often, Dr. Stickney invites you along on his travelsa€”country by country, many of them several times over the years.Pia painted an American flag and the word a€œOsloa€ on a sign to help me hitch, a€œand they worked. ... DENMARK: In 1961, my first trip to Europe, I was sitting in a small cafe in Copenhagen when I noticed a big ... something about inflation of prices) intellectuals and could speak English, and I remember discussing Hemingway and his work with them that afternoon. On the train up to Copenhagen from Munich, I met a Swedish girl and we a€œhuddled on the very windy and chilly deck of theanbsp;...

Title:World Enough
Author:Charles Stickney
Publisher:iUniverse - 2001-05-01


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