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The Red Rucksack

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Deeply disillusioned with life, Ben sells his share of a profitable pharmacy, puts his house on the market and casts off to find happiness. A love of mountains leads him to tackle the Himalayas where he saves an ill-balanced Sherpa before he strikes out to explore the Gobi desert in a rattly, old Russian van. Ben’s next stop is South America where he falls in love with ...more
Paperback/eBook, 384 pages
Published November 22nd 2013 by Self-published
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Sep 19, 2014 Emma rated it it was amazing
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Wonderful book detailing wonderful adventures with a casual yet artful writing style that allows you to travel along.

An inspiring tale that's personal but meaningful on a broad scale; you will find something to relate to here regardless of your own journey away or at home - and enjoy the storytelling as you go.
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Ben left the sterile world of community pharmacy to pursue his love of writing and adventure. Since then he has maintained an extensively read travel blog while dirtying his boots worldwide. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and occasionally dusts off the white coat to sell medicines to an unsuspecting public. Mainly he just bashes out travel stories while planning the next big adventure. He is ...more
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