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The Boomerang Travel Book

March 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

As Shelley Buck sat down to write East: A Woman on the Road to Kathmandu, chance delivered an incredible surprise. In the year 2012, a strange thing happened. After finishing writing my first book and duly marching Floating Point to a series of readings and events, I turned to another I had meant to write […]

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The Globe

June 24th, 2009 · 11 Comments · En Route, Travel Memoir

Shelley Buck traveled overland to India by boat, bus, train, and (sometimes) taxi in 1972. The following is from her memoir of that journey. “I don’t want to travel with a woman,” explained the beefy American from San Diego, turning me down. “You get hassled.”  We stood in the narrow lobby of Istanbul’s Hotel Güngör, […]

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