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Vagabond Dreams

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How much of your life is true, and how much do you accept only because it's easy? What if you could leave that old life behind? Just burn it down, drop off the map and live among strangers who know nothing about the person you're supposed to be? Do you have any idea what you'd discover? Vagabond Dreams is a true story of awakening amongst a cast of fascinating characters ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published August 25th 2012 by Polyphemus Ltd.
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Alana
Jun 29, 2013 Alana rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to receive this as a Goodreads giveaway. What an amazing adventure. I know all about being bitten by the travel bug, however before reading this book, enjoyed seeing it in 5★ style. To be able to follow the road less travelled without a schedule, plan, or fear, must have been amazing, be it unconventional to most of us. Whilst South America isn't my vagabond dream, I do believe we can learn alot about what's really important, instead of complying to how society expects us to ...more
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Dec 15, 2015 Wouter rated it really liked it
Ryan's personal quest to inner freedom has led him to various interesting and remote places in Central America. I really had a blast reading this book, but some greater questions are still left unanswered or the motivation for doing things has ben left unanswered. I did not like the usage of exceptional difficult English words (but tha'ts very personal), and it was a pity that the printing quality wasn't that great, but that didn't keep me from enjoying the travellers tale. I wonder whether Ryan ...more
Kelly
Mar 11, 2014 Kelly rated it really liked it
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of this through the Goodreads giveaway, so thank you.

What a fantastic adventure must have been had while writing this novel, it has totally renewed my desire to go travelling myself, fantastic book to escape with.
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Feb 21, 2014 Marc rated it it was amazing
A great Kindle present from my niece Eva. Refreshing travel writing, although books always involve travelling.
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