Dust in My Pack: Ignite Your Adventurous Soul With Travelling Tales from Around Our World

Dust in My Pack: Ignite Your Adventurous Soul With Travelling Tales from Around Our World

by Nancy O'Hare


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Dust in My Pack is a new kind of travel book. Instead of choosing a country, travel the world based on what interests you. Adventure travellers can explore over thirty countries across all seven continents. Relive a chaotic ferry ride across Lake Malawi that stretched from twenty-four hours into sixty. Struggle with leeches and bees along mucky trails in Laos' northern jungle during the rainy season.The author pulled stories from her travels across sixty-three countries with a particular focus on remote, lesser-visited destinations. Themes include boat trips, multi-day treks, day hikes, temples and forts, ancient cities, getaway adventures, serene scenes, animal encounters and unforgettable accommodations. Encounter three enigmatic Mayan cities, and learn the stories that continue to seep through their timeless ruins.With Dust in My Pack, independent travellers will uncover unique destinations for their next trip while armchair travellers will be transported to the most memorable destinations around our world.Where will you be inspired?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775039013
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 09/12/2017
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nancy O'Hare is the author of Dust in My Pack. She has travelled to over seventy countries and lived across five continents. Each move spurred her passion for diverse cultures and propelled her to seek out unique experiences. O'Hare's husband shares her passion to visit distant lands and captures remote scenes in his photography. Together, they have transitioned from a corporate career in finance to pursue their creative pursuits and explore our planet, one country at a time. O'Hare captures moments from multi-month journeys to off-the-beaten path locations in her writing. Her love for nature and intriguing cultures is revealed in her stories from all seven continents. Inspire your inner traveller with her refreshing perspective on little-known destinations.O'Hare's travel writing structures stories into themes, such as trekking and ancient sites. Dust in My Pack is available as an ebook and paperback at most online bookstores. A second book is expected later in 2018.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 5

Preface 7

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 Boat Trips 11

Antarctica-The MV Antarctica Dream 12

Australia-Sailing 16

Botswana-Mokoro 18

Chile-The Navimag Evangelistas 22

Egypt-Felucca 25

Laos-Héua Hahng Nyao 28

Malawi-The MV Ilala 31

Chapter 2 Multi-Day 35

Australia-Cradle Mountain 36

Bhutan-Jomolhari 39

China-Mount Kailash in Tibet 42

Laos-Nam Ha National Protected Area 47

Malawi-Mount Mulanje 51

Uganda-Rwenzori 55

Chapter 3 Day $ 59

Argentina & Chile Patagonia 60

Australia-Bay of Fires 67

Nicaragua-Volcán San Cristóbal 70

Nicaragua-Volcán Maderas 73

Nicaragua-Coffee Country Highlands 75

Switzerland-Grindelwald 81

Chapter 4 Temples and Forts 85

Cambodia-Temple of Preah Vihear 86

India-Ajanta Caves 92

Indonesia-Temple of Borobudur 95

Laos-Wat Phu Temple 99

Oman-Nizwa Fort 103

Mozambique-Fort of Sao Joao 107

Chapter 5 $$$ 111

Guatemala & Honduras-Tikal, Yaxhá and Copán 113

Jordan-Petra 121

Morocco-Aït Benhaddou 125

Peru-Ollantaytambo 128

Turkey-Ephesus 131

Yemen-Old Sana'a and Kawkaban 134

Chapter 6 $$$ 139

Australia-Bodysurfing 140

Australia-Caving 142

Oman-Diving 145

Switzerland & France-Skiing 148

Switzerland-Snowshoeing 150

Vietnam-Kayaking 152

Zimbabwe-White-Water Rafting 155

Chapter 7 $$$ 159

Bhutan-Kurjey Lhakhang 160

Laos-Si Phan Don Archipelago 164

Namibia-Sossusvlei 168

Oman-Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque 171

Switzerland-Collonge-Bellerive to Hermance 174

Chapter 8 $$$ 177

Malawi-Liwonde National Park 179

Rwanda-Volcanoes National Park 181

South Africa-Kruger National Park 183

South Africa-Sabi Sands Reserve 185

Zambia-South Luangwa National Park 188

Zambia-Near the Lower Zambezi National Park 191

Chapter 9 Unforgettable Accommodation 193

Argentina-Bohemia Hotel Boutique 194

Cambodia-Rainbow Lodge 195

Cambodia-Chi Phat Community Tourism Village 197

Indonesia-Melanting Cottages 200

Morocco-Riad W 202

Mozambique-Nkwichi Lodge 204

Oman-Shangri-La Barr al Tissah Resort & Spa 208

Switzerland-Hotel Caprice 210

Vietnam-Lien Hiep Thanh Resort 212

About the Author 217

Endnotes 219

Bibliography 223

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