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Timbuktu, where are you?

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Timbuktu, where are you?

Timbuktu, where are you?


In his book Timbuktu, where are you? Russell Jennings has captured the essence of low
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Timbuktu, where are you?

Russell Jennings (Author) , Penny Jennings (Author)

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About the Book (The Author’s Summary)

Timbuktu, where are you? features forty travel tales of Russell Jennings in his quest for the fabled city.

In this 255-page book you will:

  • Travel by boat and truck to Timbuktu.
  • Journey along the Congo River.
  • Experience a seaman’s life on a freighter from Sydney to Oslo.
  • Gallop across Egypt’s desert to King Zoser’s pyramid.
  • Consult with a witchdoctor in Zambia.
  • Prospect for gold in Mexico.
  • Stay in a hippie commune in Seattle.
  • Encounter a nomadic tribe in eastern Sudan.
  • Witness a voodoo ceremony in Haiti.
  • Cross paths with the KGB in Moscow.
  • Observe faith healers in the Philippines.
  • Be deported from Zimbabwe.
  • Trek by camel into Mali’s Sahara desert.
  • Hitchhike Australia, north to south.
  • Encounter the islanders of Samoa, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.