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Chasing Down the Dawn
liked it
An enjoyable, rambling story of Jewel's life. It jumps around a lot, but it adds to the storytelling feel of it.
May 23, 2006
Jul 10, 2008
You've Gone Too Far This Time
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. Danny Bent, a remarkably ordinary guy, takes on the extraordinary challenge of cycling from the UK to India, a mammoth cha ...more
Jul 04, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
really liked it
Fascinating and insightful look into the mysterious world of the Geisha in Kyoto.

It is amazing how close Dalby got to this world as an outsider.
May 24, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
The Drunken Forest
liked it
I normally really enjoy Gerald Durrell's books but this one annoyed me for a few reasons (which I do think were actually related to the time it was wr ...more
Mar 15, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise
really liked it
I got this book as part of a Humble Bundle package, and I do often like to branch out and read something I wouldn't normally grab as my first choice. ...more
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
Blood, Sweat and Tea
liked it
I think that because of the format of this book, being based on blog posts, it did have some of the shortfalls of blog posts, namely some sentences wh ...more
Apr 02, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
The Worst Journey in the World
it was amazing
There are few books I would describe as intense, but this would be one of them. The trials the Antarctic explorers went through seemed unendurable, bu ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
Excuse me, are you British?
it was ok
This book could have been so much better with some decent editing. As it was sentences ran on for too long, and travel adventures were interrupted by ...more
Aug 02, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
More Blood, More Sweat and Another Cup of Tea
really liked it
A good look at human nature, both the good and the bad sides of it. I think it loses something in the fact that it is based on a blog, but that those ...more
Jul 09, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Backpacking with Brian
liked it
In some ways I enjoyed this, Bryn and Brian had a number of interesting adventures on their travels, and I've also been to a number of places mentione ...more
Apr 04, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
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