Strange Tales of World Travel (Hardcover)
* Bizarre * Mysterious * Horrible * Hilarious *
Travelers' Tales Guides, 9781609521714, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 23, 2019
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Gina and Scott Gaille have traveled to more than 100 countries, including many off-the-beaten-path places in Africa, South America, and Asia. Wherever they go, they ask this question. Everyone has a story, and some are truly extraordinary.
Strange Tales of World Travel recounts 50 of these Bizarre, Mysterious, Horrible, Hilarious encounters, including:Daring Diplomat, who ate the flesh of the venomous cobra bird in the Sahara Desert Pearl Trader, who survived a fever through a harrowing "human" honey treatment in Oman Agent Ghost, who was shot and left to die in a garbage dump in Africa Death-Defying Instagrammer, who stepped on the tail of the world's sixth most venomous snake in Australia to take a better photo Human Pet, who became a prince's prisoner in Qatar Imperial CEO, who made a minion fly twelve hours to Paris from Abu Dhabi to buy clean underwear Gorilla Doll, who broke the rules of visiting Rwandan gorillas and got dragged up the side of a volcano
Strange Tales of World Travel presents unforgettable stories that celebrate the unique character of countries around the globe--and the distinctive characters that make travel endlessly intriguing and exhilarating.