Adventure Travel in the 3rd World Book



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Adventure Travel In The Third WorldBy Jeff Randall and Mike PerrinForeword by Robert Young PeltonDo you have the urge to travel to places where "tourists don't go"? Where an American Express card is a curiosity and a first-aid kit a luxury? Where you might rely on the latest and greatest in adventure gear, only to find the locals wear nothing but a loincloth and a smile? If this sounds like your idea of a great time, then you've found the right book. Authors Jeff Randall and Mike Perrin have logged thousands of miles overseas and have years of experience leading travelers deep in the wildest cities and most rugged backcountry of the Third World. In this book, they help you recognize and minimize the many risks that come with venturing way, way off the beaten path so that you can come home with stories the average tourist will never be able to tell. The authors' hard-earned secrets for staying healthy, happy, and at home in remote and dangerous places include:Researching your destination the right way before you depart - Arriving in your host country safely and with all your gear intact - Acquiring guides for "abnormal" travels without getting rebuffed or shot - Bribing and smuggling as last-ditch survival tools - Dealing with the many and varied temptations of city and nightlife - Being safe and self-sufficient while journeying deep in the bush.So get your affairs in order and have your cash tucked away, because you are about to enter the exhilarating world of adventure travel in the Third World.Paperback: 280 pages, 50 photos Publisher: Paladin Press; ISBN: 1581603819
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