Seeing The Americas My Way: An emotional journey

Seeing The Americas My Way: An emotional journey

by Tony Giles

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Overview

Tony's second fascinating travel biography offers a more sensory observation of backpacking. From the sounds, smells and cuisine of Brazil and Argentina to the rhythm of salsa in Cuba. Mexico, Chile and Uruguay are also briefly explored.
Whilst there are the usual adrenaline fuelled activities associated with this author in the United States and Canada, the main thread of the story deals with a personal challenge of compromising between love and friendship.
It is a journey of self-discovery with a focus on sparten nature and isolation as a guidance to help the author resolve his emotional problems.
Continue following Tony's unique wanderings to discover where he will lead you!
Author's website: www.tonythetraveller.com

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912022625
Publisher: Tony Giles
Publication date: 09/16/2016
Series: Seeing The World series , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 702 KB

About the Author

Tony Giles is a totally blind and partially deaf independent traveller. Presently, he has visited one hundred and fifteen countries, every state of the USA and all seven of the world’s continents. Tony was born blind, but had light sensitivity until aged twelve; he became partially deaf at the age six. His first overseas adventure was on a school trip to Boston, USA, 1995. However, it was not until studying in South Carolina, USA in 2000 that Tony’s independent travels began. He visited New Orleans, Louisiana and had an unforgettable experience! After completing his American Studies degree in 2001, Tony undertook a five-month adventure to Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Thailand. During this trip, Tony bungee jumped, touched the Great Barrier Reef, had a mud massage, walked on a glacier and drove a jetboat! These tales, along with his earlier exploits in the USA, are documented in Tony’s first travel biography, Seeing the World My Way. Tony has continued travelling, despite having a kidney transplant in 2008. Tony loves backpacking and enjoys participating in adrenaline fuelled sports. Activities include; sea kayaking, canopy zip lining, etc. When home, Tony spends time listening to classic rock music, including artists - Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Steve Miller Band. He also enjoys listening to audio books. Favourite authors include - Steven King, Jack Higgins, Lee Child, Patricia Cornwell and Jeffery Deaver. Tony’s favourite food is sausage! He also enjoys spaghetti bolognese, souvlaki, and a good pizza! Tony says the best food he’s ever eaten was in Vietnam and the tastiest meat was camel. He lives alone in Devon, England and has a Greek girlfriend who is also blind. His family all reside in Weston-super-Mare, southwest England, where Tony grew up. At present, he is writing a book about his travels in southern Africa. You can discover more about Tony and his amazing adventures at:www.tonythetraveller.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/theblindbackpacker

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