Adventures of a Continental Drifter
An Around-The-World Excursion Into Weirdness, Danger, Lust, and the Perils of Street Food
By (author) Elliott Hester
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Adventures of a Continental Drifter by Elliott Hester
Book DescriptionOne year. Six continents. Twenty-two countries. Endless stories to tell.In October 2002, Elliott Hester sold his car, abandoned his apartment, and took off alone on a trip around the world, during which he drifted to more than fifty destinations. Elliott's tales about his travels range from the bizarre to the hilarious to the flat-out shocking. Travel with him as he: * Chases off transvestites in the South Pacific* Gets drunk on Estonian moonshine at the maker's eightieth birthday party* Impersonates Samuel L. Jackson at the 38th International Film Festival in the Czech Republic* Ponders the Finnish tradition of sprinting from steamy sauna to plunge into the frigid Baltic Sea---naked!* And much moreOnly an around-the-world excursion could produce such outlandish, hair-raising, hysterical adventures. And only Elliott Hester could make such vivid observations and write such vibrant insights about life---and people---on the road.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312312428
Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elliott Hester
Air Confidential, Paperback (March 2009)
What is it about air travel that brings out the craziest, rudest and most ridiculous side of human nature? This book reveals what really goes on behind the scenes and down the aisles of aeroplanes everywhere.
In-flight Entertainment, Paperback (June 2002)
This collection of true stories by an air steward includes: "When Fists Flew Over the San Juan Special", "Lechery at 30,000 Feet", "Conduct Unbecoming an Investment Banker", "I Thought This Plane was Heading for Jamaica", "The Thing About Turbulence", and "Beer and Loathing in Caracas"
Plane Insanity, Paperback / softback» View all books by Elliott Hester
Flight attendant Hester delivers stories that could only come from a man who "rides tin" for a living. Readers will hear about the passenger from hell, a smuggled python, prostitutes working the lavatories, a riot in coach class, the Mile-High Club and more. Illustrations.
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Author Biography - Elliott Hester
Bestselling author Elliott Hester is an award-winning travel writer. He writes "Continental Drifter," a syndicated travel column carried nationwide, and has no fixed address.
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