Item description for Travels with the Flea...and Other Eccentric Journeys by Jim Perrin...
This is Jim Perrin's first collection of travel essays, and covers venues as far apart as Kazakhstan and the High Arctic, Hungary, and Cuba. Whether traveling by canoe to visit tribes of former headhunters in the Borneo rainforest, sailing out in a gale to remote Irish islands, riding a Harley Davidson around the Rockies, or walking through unknown Wales with his little dog, The Flea, these are eccentric journeys that take many strange turns along the way.
Chapter list: 1. Travels with a Harley: A 5,000-mile ride along America's west coast. 2. Small Worlds: Green Gables, Red Earth - Landing Sheep on Caher Island - A Place Apart. 3. Cityscapes: That's the Way It Is When You're in Seattle - Piece de Resistance - Varanasi in Darkness and Light - Propositioned in Portland. 4. Arctic Fractals: Watching Narwhal on the Brodeur Peninsula - The Franklin Graves on Beechey Island - Arctic State of Mind. 5. Changing Places - Cuba: Confronting the Negative - Downtown Hungary - The Valleys - In the Hide of the Lion - While Everybody Knelt to Pray / The Drifter Did Escape. 6. Meetings with Remarkable Creatures: The Wolf and the Goose - Whale-watching at Tadoussac - Befriending the Raven. 7. Fellow Travelers: Resident Alien - Drinking with Dervla - Nature's Intimate - Comedian on the Tracks - Flibbertiginnet Prose-writer. 8. Eastings: Gasp - The Cow's Mouth - Fragment's of Paradise. 9. Travels with The Flea. Postscript: "An absence Bounding at our Side..."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.28" Height: 0.84" Weight: 1.26 lbs.
Publisher in Pinn
ISBN 1903238366 ISBN13 9781903238363
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More About Jim Perrin
Jim Perrin is a writer, broadcaster and photographer who has been described as "the most outstanding prose writer of present-day Wales." His travels on a Harley, across the USA were recently published in the "Daily Telegraph" under the title "High on the Hog."