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Book Title: The Wayward Traveler|
The author of the book: Robert Louis DeMayo
ISBN 13: 9780991118366
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 6.65 MB
Edition: Wayward Publishing
Date of issue: August 19th 2016
Read full description of the books The Wayward Traveler:The Wayward Traveler follows the adventures of Louis, a young American who, in 1985, is determined to travel the world. The story takes place in forty countries and spans ten years: from the deck of a felucca on the Nile to the scorched dunes of India's Thar Desert to the powerful Beni River in the Amazon Basin. Louis feels disenchantment with his former life, and a yearning to understand the foreign lands he encounters on his travels. He's broke most of the time and spends considerable effort trying to get by. Along the way he meets other travelers. He learns about love and compassion, and hate. He befriends a Thai monk and Hindu Sadhu Babas and learns about other ways of thought, and enlightenment. Along the way Louis develops a list of Rules to help him get by, and yet, theres a restlessness to his travels. He continues to wander into new countries, and through it all his Rules save him. On a frozen ridge in the Atlas Mountains he comes up with his first rule, Embrace the Unknown, to combat the fear that had been building in him. In Israel he decides If You Can't Get Out of Something, Get Into It when his survival depends on pushing his body beyond its limits. And when he's under the spell of a mad salesman with three personalities he realizes how important it is to Choose Your Battles. Whether you're a traveller or an arm chair traveller, this book will make you feel the road.
Read information about the authorRobert Louis DeMayo took up writing at the age of twenty when he left his job as a biomedical engineer to explore the world. Over the coming years he traveled to every corner of the globe, experiencing approximately one hundred countries. He is a member of The Explorers Club and The Archaeological Institute of America. During his travels he worked extensively for the travel section of The Telegraph, out of Hudson, NH.
For three years he worked as marketing director for Eos, a company that served as a travel office for six non-profit organizations and offered dives to the Titanic and the Bismarck, Antarctic voyages, African safaris and archaeological tours throughout the world. Following this, Robert worked for three years as a tour guide in Alaska during the summers and as a jeep guide in Sedona, Arizona, during the winter.
He was general manager at A Day in the West, a Jeep tour company in Sedona before he decided to write full time. He is the author of The Making of Theodore Roosevelt, a fictionalized account of Roosevelt´s acquaintance with wilderness living, The Light Behind Blue Circles, a mystery thriller set in Africa, The Cave Where the Water Always Drips, an adventure tale set in modern and colonial times of the Southwest, and Random Thoughts from the Road, a collection of poetry and prose.
His most recent novel, The Wayward Traveler, won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. This memoir-based story follows, Louis, a young adventurer, who runs out of money while abroad and creates a list of Rules for Survival to get by.
Currently he resides in Hollis, N.H. and Sedona, AZ, with his wife Diana and three daughters: Tavish Lee, Saydrin Scout, and Martika Louise.
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