B. Susan Bauer's CHOOSING AFRICA: A Midlife Journey from Mission to Meaning PDF

By B. Susan Bauer

Why may a fifty-year-old American girl decide to abandon her cozy domestic and profitable task to maneuver to Africa, 5 time zones clear of every thing that was once familiar?

Most humans input their heart years convinced approximately their roles of their office and group. All that self belief unravels with the alternative to turn into a bumbling expatriate in an encore occupation. while the Bauers sign up for the school of a seminary in Windhoek, Namibia, they confront harsh, residual racism during this nation that has just recently freed itself from the grip of apartheid. They watch the tragedy of September eleven spread millions of miles clear of their place of birth. the writer faces a perilous scientific analysis that threatens not only her vocation, but additionally her life.

You will trek around the Kalahari wasteland, pay attention the rumble of Etosha lions, and enterprise inside of primitive Bushman and Himba groups. you are going to trip to the thundering Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe and the South African criminal phone of Nelson Mandela. you are going to come upon glossy Africa from a vantage aspect that is going a long way past unique travelogue, simply because selecting Africa will introduce you to unforgettable characters who will seize your heart.

Show description

Read or Download CHOOSING AFRICA: A Midlife Journey from Mission to Meaning PDF

Best travel essays & travelogues books

Download e-book for kindle: Black Girl, Will Travel: Wheels up.... by E. Smith

E. N. Smith had labored in ads for fourteen years earlier than the grind ultimately wore her down. Burned out and unsatisfied, she selected the one good factor to do: she give up her activity and moved to China. yet what she suggestion used to be a visit to “shake issues up” grew to become out to be a trip with either eye-opening and funny effects.

Get Gebrauchsanweisung für Australien (German Edition) PDF

Wer hätte gedacht, dass ausgerechnet die Australier den Eisschrank erfunden und einen Weltmeister im Snowboarden haben? Dass Bier einst nicht nur Währung, sondern auch Maßeinheit für Raum und Zeit conflict? Wir entdecken Australien als Surferparadies, in dem selbst Wolken und Felsen so tun, als seien sie riesige Wellen.

Read e-book online An American Provence PDF

"I have mentioned luscious wines and succulent fruit and delightful dinners. yet there is not more evocative event of the 2 valleys than the scent of new-mown hay within the fields at nightfall. If somebody have been to shut their eyes, they can no longer inform in the event that they have been in Provence or the North Fork Valley.

Rosita Breitwieser's Chile: Von der Atacamawüste bis Feuerland (German Edition) PDF

Chile, das faszinierende Land im Südwesten Südamerikas lässt sich intestine auf eigene Faust mit einem Mietwagen bereisen und hat eine ganze Reihe landschaftlicher Highligts zu bieten, wie die Atacamawüste mit ihren weiß-rosa schimmernden Salzseen, zahlreiche Nationalparks mit perfekt geformten, schneebedeckten Vulkankegeln und Araukarienwäldern, die Osterinsel mit ihren geheimnisvollen Moai-Statuen, den Torres del Paine Nationalpark in Patagonien mit bis zu 3000 m hohen Bergen, türkisfarbenen noticeable, Gletschern und Fjorden.

Extra info for CHOOSING AFRICA: A Midlife Journey from Mission to Meaning

Example text

Download PDF sample

CHOOSING AFRICA: A Midlife Journey from Mission to Meaning by B. Susan Bauer

by Charles

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 33 votes