A Novel by Khaled Hosseini – Book review by sirpeterjamesdotcom.
Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California.
The Kite Runner became a bestseller after being printed in paperback and was popularized in book clubs. It was a number one New York Times bestseller for two years, with over seven million copies sold in the United States.
The first things you usually find out about a person is their name & a few facts about them, so here’s my introduction. I’m Dan. I’ve always wanted to see the world & learn more about the people in it, but like most people, my budget has made it a much slower process than I would like. All my travel is self funded & no organization has given me any form of sponsorship. (Maybe one day, but that’s the dream hey?)
Apart from travel being a great desire, it has benefited me in more ways than I can even put into words & in ways I could never have imagined. People have told me I’m brave & intrepid for facing adventure – specifically solo travel, but the truth is that we live in an age where travel has never been easier. The thought of going to a party where I…
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An Interview with Michelle Leske – Tour Coordinator
“Michelle Leske, thank you for the opportunity of being able to interview you.
I thoroughly enjoyed my tour of your website; it was filled with loads of facts and thankfully no waffle. With beautiful media, and full descriptions of what one could expect from the tour, I felt like I wanted to make an immediate booking.
Some years ago I won an all expenses paid trip to the Seychelles Islands for my wife, myself and our baby daughter, as part of a top salesman award.
Prior to this my only knowledge of the Seychelles was idyllic white beaches, palm trees and blue seas which I had seen in magazines. You know those pictures that you look at and say in a dreamy kind of voice, “Wouldn’t you love to take a trip there”?
How interesting is it that deep within all of us, there is a yearning for seeking the wilds; the wild outdoors where we sense connection with creation.
For those who are raised in the cities, the fast moving people, even faster moving traffic, sounds of the human, of machinery, it is a life that only knows one definition, ‘noisy rush’. It starts early in the day and continues with slow diminishing until the late night, where nearly all will come to a place of stillness. A stillness that will only exist for few hours, before, once again, she is swallowed up in the cacophony of the new day.
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