Fifteen Times around the World: A lion bit me in Zimbabwe, and other travel adventures

Fifteen Times around the World: A lion bit me in Zimbabwe, and other travel adventures

by Andy Schön


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Journey across 40 countries and all 7 continents.

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"Fifteen Times around the World: A lion bit me in Zimbabwe, and other travel adventures" uses 87 photographs and brief stories to chronicle the most notable highlights of eight years of travel across 40 countries and all seven continents. It is a brief, yet comprehensive, snapshot of our planet at the dawn of the 21st century, educational and suitable for kids of all ages, and adults.

Schön shares his experiences on safari in the Serengeti and in India, fishing for piranhas in the Amazon River, tent camping among penguin colonies in Antarctica, and speeding ATVs around the dunes of the Kalahari Desert. "What I love most is seeking out new corners of the world that are so exceptionally beautiful and unique that it truly feels as if I'm on another planet," Schön says.

When asked about his motivation for producing the book, Schön explained, "I have been fortunate enough to be able to visit these places, but it took 165 flights and eight years to do it. I wanted to create a book that allows kids and others to travel the world - both near and far - in an hour or two, and without leaving their seats."

Fifteen Times around the World / 15 Times around the World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500834197
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/23/2014
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Andy Schön is a 1996 graduate of Boyertown Area High School. He holds degrees in philosophy and computer science from Columbia University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also a graduate of New York Film Academy, and has studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Mr. Schön has spent over 10 years building lucrative online marketing startups in New York City, where he served as Vice President of Technology. He has recently returned to his native Boyertown, where he focuses on photography projects. So far, he has photographed over 40 countries and all seven continents. Mr. Schön's work is frequently on exhibit at Studio B in Boyertown.

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