Don't Look Behind You!
Romantic notions aside, being a safari guide isn’t always particularly enjoyable or glamorous. Quite often it is beset with challenges, like having to spend a night in a thorn tree with marauding hyenas below. But safari guide Peter Allison lives for such moments. Here, the author of the widely p...more
That being said, I abso ...more
My first impression of this book was a bad one, due to someone monumentally clueless being in charge of designing the f ...more
At any rate, mostly Allison's tales work so well because, while he'll grumble about other people every now and then, he mostly pokes fun at himself. It's ...more
Yet again we join Peter on his travels as a safari / tour / camp guide in Africa.
Similar to his previous book in some ways it documents his work, however this book focuses less on short little stories about the animals and is actually a bit more travel, taken from several camps in Africa.
Peter is Australian by birth and through his formative years. Much of the humour is Australian and follows in the footsteps of Peter Moore and Brian Thacker...
He currently lives in Cape Town with his wife Pru, and their pet dog Mombo, where he works for Wi ...more