What's the strangest thing you've ever seen or experienced?" Gina and Scott Gaille have traveled to more than 100 countries, including many off-the-beaten-path places in Africa, South America, and Asia. Wherever they go, they ask this question. Everyone has a story, and some are truly extraordinary. Strange Tales of World Travel recounts 50 of these Bizarre, Mysterious, Horrible, Hilarious encounters, including: - Daring Diplomat, who ate the flesh of the venomous cobra bird in the Sahara Desert - Pearl Trader, who survived a fever through a harrowing "human" honey treatment in Oman - Agent Ghost, who was shot and left to die in a garbage dump in Africa - Death-Defying Instagramer, who stepped on the tail of the world's sixth most venomous snake in Australia to take a better photo - Human Pet, who became a prince's prisoner in Qatar - Imperial CEO, who made a minion fly twelve hours to Paris from Abu Dhabi to buy clean underwear - Gorilla Doll, who broke the rules of visiting Rwandan gorillas and got dragged up the side of a volcano Strange Tales of World Travel presents unforgettable stories that celebrate the unique character of countries around the globe - and the distinctive characters that make travel endlessly intriguing and exhilarating."
Updated edition May 2019