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Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments I did Trekker the last 2 years so I have decided to take a break and just do Circumnavigator. My next post will be the books I've read for the previous challenges. I hope to someday read all the countries

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Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments Books read during Trekker challenges in alphabetical order of region then alphabetical order of country plus the year read.

Algeria: The Stranger by Albert Camus (2016)

Benin: Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin by Philip McCutchan (2017)

Botswana: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (2017)

Burkina Faso: Folktales from the Moose of Burkina Faso by Alain-Joseph Sissao (2017)

Cameroon: Kindred Beings: What Seventy-Three Chimpanzees Taught Me About Life, Love, and Connection by Sheri Speede (2017)

Canary Islands: Onslaught by Nick Oldham (2017)

Central African Republic: Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer by Dorothy Gilman (2017)

Chad: Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure by Stuart Stevens (2016)

Congo (Democratic Central Republic): Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (2017)

Egypt: Blind Reef by Peter Tonkin (2016)

Ethiopia: The Templar Legion by Paul Christopher (2016)

Ghana: Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey (2017)

Guinea: The Dark Child by Camara Laye (2017)

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire): Nine Hills to Nambonkaha: Two Years in the Heart of an African Village by Sarah Erdman (2017)

Kenya: Murder on Safari by Elspeth Huxley (2016)

Madagascar: Hot Ice by Nora Roberts (2016)

Mali: Cruelest Journey: Six Hundred Miles To Timbuktu by Kira Salak (2016)

Mauritania: Beyond the Last Oasis by Ted Edwards (2016)

Mauritius: Golden Bats & Pink Pigeons by Gerald Durrell (2017)

Morocco: In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams by Tahir Shah (2016)

Mozambique: Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto (2016)

Niger: The Nomad's Path: Travels in the Sahel by Alistair Carr (2016)

Nigeria: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (2017)

Reunion Island: Bourbon Island 1730 by Lewis Trondheim (2017)

Senegal: He Sleeps: A Novel by Reginald McKnight (2017)

Seychelles: Journey to Death by Leigh Russell (2017)

Somalia: Light Up the Night by M.L. Buchman (2016)

South Africa: Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee (2017)

Sudan: Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide by Gérard Prunier (2016)

Tanzania: Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds by Kara Richardson Whitely (2016)

Togo: Cord of Blood: Possession and the Making of Voodoo by Nadia Lovell (2017)

Zambia: Safari by Parnell Hall (2017)

Zimbabwe: King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard ( 2017)

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Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments


Afghanistan: Deadly Strain by Julie Rowe (2016)

Bangladesh: Revenge by Taslima Nasrin (2017)

Burma: Incident at Badamya by Dorothy Gilman (2016)

Cambodia: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay (2017)

China: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie (2016)

Hong Kong: White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway (2017)

India: The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India by Siddhartha Deb (2016)

Indonesia: Balinese Masks: Spirits of An Ancient Drama by Judy Slattum (2016)

Japan: The Monster on the Road Is Me by J.P. Romney (2017)

Kazakhstan: Half a World Away by Cynthia Kadohata (2016)

North Korea: Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine Harden (2017)

South Korea: The Ville Rat by Martin Limón (2017)

Kyrgyzstan: A Killing Winter by Tom Callaghan (2016)

Laos: The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill (2017)

Malaysia: Dead in the Dog by Bernard Knight (2016)

Maldives: Maldives by Roseline Ngcheong-Lum (2017)

Pakistan: To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan by Nicholas Schmidle (2016)

Philippines: All the Conspirators by Carlos Bulosan (2017)

Singapore: Aunty Lee's Delights by Ovidia Yu (2016)

Sri Lanka: Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (2017)

Taiwan: Taiwan's Buddhist Nuns by Elise Anne DeVido (2017)

Tajikstan: Death Wave by Stephen Coonts (2016)

Thailand: Bangkok Days by Lawrence Osborne (2016)

Tibet: Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine by Jochen Hemmleb (2016)

Vietnam: The Quiet American by Graham Greene

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Albania: Spring Flowers, Spring Frost by Ismail Kadare (2017)

Austria: A Matter of Breedingby J. Sydney Jones (2016)

Belarus: Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich (2016)

Belgium: The Dead of Winter: How Battlefield Investigators, WWII Veterans, and Forensic Scientists Solved the Mystery of the Bulge's Lost Soldiers by Bill Warnock (2016)

Bosnia & Herzegovina: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (2017)

Bulgaria: The Making of June by Annie Ward (2016)

Channel Islands (Guernsey; Jersey): The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer (2016)

Croatia: Zagreb, Exit South by Edo Popović (2017)

Czech Republic: City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte (2016)

Denmark: Beneath the Neon Egg by Thomas E. Kennedy (2016)

England: The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill (2016)

France: Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa by Benjamin Constable (2016)

Germany: The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr (2016)

Gibraltar: Uneasy Relations by Aaron Elkins (2017)

Greece: The Goddess of Buttercups & Daisies by Martin Millar (2016)

Hungary: Budapest by Chico Buarque (2016)

Ireland: Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning (2016)

Italy: The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore (2016)

Kosovo: Elegy for Kosovo: Stories by Ismail Kadare (2017)

Luxembourg: The Expats by Chris Pavone (2016)

Macedonia: My Father's Books by Luan Starova (2017)

Malta: Sign of the Cross by Thomas Mogford (2017)

Moldova: Playing the Moldovans at Tennis by Tony Hawks (2016)

Monaco: Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman by Stefan Zweig (2017)

Montenegro: The Black Mountain by Rex Stout (2017)

Netherlands: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal (2016)

Poland: The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman (2016)

Portugal: Night Train to Lisbon by Emily Grayson (2016)

Romania: Dracula by Bram Stoker (2016)

Russia: The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander (2016)

Scotland: The 39 Steps by John Buchan (2016)

Sardinia: Reeds in the Wind by Grazia Deledda (2017)

Sicily: Father Gaetano's Puppet Catechism: A Novella by Mike Mignola (2017)

Serbia: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (2017)

Slovakia: Requiem for a Gypsy by Michael Genelin (2016)

Slovenia: Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho (2017)

Spain: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (2016)

Sweden: Astrid and Veronika by Linda Olsson (2016)

Switzerland: Daisy Miller by Henry James (2016)

Ukraine: Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in a Radioactive Zone by Glenn Alan Cheney (2016)

Wales: The Winter Witch by Paula Brackston (2016)

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Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments

Latin America

Argentina: The Clouds by Juan José Saer (2017)

Belize: The Nature of an Ancient Maya City: Resources, Interaction, and Power at Blue Creek, Belize by Thomas H. Guderjan (2017)

Bolivia: How to Walk a Puma: And Other Things I Learned While Stumbling through South America by Peter Allison

Brazil: Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel L. Everett (2017)

Chile: My Documents by Alejandro Zambra (2016)

Columbia: In Evil Hour by Gabriel García Márquez (2016)

Costa Rica: Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard (2016)

Easter Island: The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt (2017)

Ecuador: The Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepúlveda (2016)

El Salvador: Tyrant Memory by Horacio Castellanos Moya (2017)

Falkland Islands: Penguin Summer by Eleanor Rice Pettingill (2017)

French Guiana: The Jungle and the Damned by Hassoldt Davis (2017)

Galapagos Islands: Galapagos: Islands Born Of Fire by Tui De Roy Moore (2016)

Guatemala: Hollow Bones by C.J. Lyons (2017)

Guyana: The Radio Detectives in the Jungle by A. Hyatt Verrill (2017)

Honduras: Jungleland: A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure by Christopher S. Stewart (2017)

Nicaragua: The Jaguar Smile: A Nicaraguan Journey by Salman Rushdie (2016)

Panama: Silver People by Margarita Engle (2016)

Paraguay: The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch: A Novel by Anne Enright (2017)

Peru: Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru by Anthony F. Aveni (2016)

Suriname: Monkey Love and Murder by Edith McClintock (2017)

Uruguay: The Shipyard by Juan Carlos Onetti (2017)

Venezuela: The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle (2017)

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Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments North America

Mexico: Day of the Dead by Kitty Williams (2017)

United States of America: Wildalone by Krassi Zourkova (2016)

United States of America: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (2017)

message 11: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Allmaras | 44 comments Map of all places I traveled during Trekker challenges

message 13: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12974 comments Wow, you have covered a lot of ground!

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