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Hypothermia in the Arctic, a forest fire in Alberta, a silverback in the jungles of Congo, a terrorist attack in Sri Lanka: Stephen Fenech has survived them all, and with over 180 countries under his belt he has a lot of mileage on him. Earth: Been there, Done that, Got the T-shirt is a must-read for anyone whose considered hoisting a backpack and setting out for the open road. Even if not, this unbroken account of his three-year backpacking trip through some of the most far flung places on the planet will put you in the scene. Join him as he shares his most hair-raising misadventures down an unbeaten path. Hang on: sharp turns ahead...
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About the Author
Stephen Fenech was born in Toronto Canada to Maltese parents, the fourth of five children. He works full time in the television industry, but spends a great deal of time travelling the planet as a photojournalist and award-winning filmmaker. His documentary Chad Exodus won various prizes in several festivals, including the Viewer's Choice Award in the 2013 Malta International Film Festival and the Grand Jury Award in the 2013 Yosemite International Film Festival, which qualified it for Oscar consideration. His science fiction novel, Beacon: a Robot's Odyssey, was published in 2015. When not writing, he enjoys visual art, beach volleyball, windsurfing, scuba diving and playing guitar. His photography has provided him many opportunities to reach young people by giving presentations to schools on topics that range from World Religions to Climate Change. He was short-listed for the Mars One Mission, making the top 600 candidates from an initial roster of 203 000 international applicants.