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The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett
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Apr 03, 12

bookshelves: travel
Read from March 13 to April 03, 2012

just finished a book about a girl who quits her job to go to culinary school and now i'm reading a book about 3 girls that quit their jobs to travel around the world. i'm sensing a theme... literary escapism and vicarious living at its best. i have fantasized about quitting my job to do both of those things. maybe some day...

ok, having finished this book, i definitely enjoyed it. when they were really telling a story, the writing was great and it transported me there. but i have a couple complaints... 1. i really wish there were pictures. yes, i know they have a blog and they're on the travel channel website or whatever, but i would've loved to see what they were describing as they were describing it. and with 541 pages(!), a few more pages of pictures really wouldn't have hurt. 2. the book often referred to other adventures that they'd had (i.e. going over the world's highest navigable waterfall in a raft) but didn't actually cover those adventures. i would have liked to read about that...and perhaps read a little less about their sisterhood and how they all got along on the road for a year and how they tried to turn each stop/experience into a life lesson. yes, i'm sure you learn a lot about yourself (and your travel companions) after a year on the road, but that part of the book often felt really forced.
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