And There I Was Volume VI: A Backpacking Adventure In by DH Koester

By DH Koester

operating the Gauntlet in Paradise

It used to be the yr 2000 and the 6th of 9 trips within the And There i used to be sequence was once underway—Sulawesi—sandwiched by means of remains in Bali for R&R, one among just a couple of of Indonesia’s 14,000 islands no longer wracked by way of spiritual strife. extra of mankind’s mindless bloodletting, there have been few areas left on the planet the place one can get away it. Bali was once one. Sulawesi was once now not. suppose the insufferable warmth and humidity of coastal Ujung Pandang, discover the tradition of the Toraja humans within the critical Highlands, attend, as site visitors of honor, a standard funeral and stopover at an genuine witch surgeon looking for a therapy. Descend into the chaos and human tragedy of the North and reside the fear of being trapped in a urban anticipating an assault from spiritual zealots as darkness descends. adventure the harrowing get away that ensues. Die one thousand deaths aboard a small ferry miles from land in a raging typhoon then spend lengthy days misplaced to the realm on a really paradisaical island. See a land attractive past description and facts that guy can by no means be at liberty even if given everything.

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