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It's Only the Himalayas

And Other Tales of Miscalculation from an Overconfident Backpacker

S. Bedford


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"A hilarious travelogue for a social media generation ... Bedford leaves] the door open for another journey. If it is anything like this trip, it'll be worth reading too." --Publishers Weekly

Sue, a disenchanted waitress, embarks upon a year-long quest around the world with her friend, Sara--who's exasperatingly perfect. Expecting a whimsical jaunt of self-discovery, Sue instead encounters an absurd series of misadventures that render her embarrassed, terrified, and queasy (and in a lot of trouble with Philippine Airlines).

Whether she's fleeing from ravenous lions, dancing amid smoking skulls, trekking Annapurna underprepared, or (accidentally) drugging an Englishman, Sue's quick-witted, self-deprecating narrative might just inspire you to take your own chaotic adventure.

Touchwood Editions, 9781927366479, 224pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2016

About the Author

S. Bedford is an indie backpacker who has accidentally locked herself in the bathroom in over fifty countries. She calls Vancouver, Canada home base, and It's Only the Himalayas is her first book.