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What lies beyond! : travel ventures into curious and other worlds / by Kynsléy Nazareth.

By: Nazareth, Kynsléy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Lexington, KY?] : Nazareth, Kynsléy, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 266 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781520694146; 1520694148.Other title: Travel ventures into curious and other worlds.Subject(s): Nazareth, Kynsléy -- Travel | Voyages and travelsGenre/Form: Travel writing.Summary: Brought up in a parallel society within mainstream India, the author goes searching for answers to this peculiar culture which is a misfit in India. While he gains clarity, it ignites his intrigue to go beyond cliché travel and find other parallel and curious worlds around the globe... Discovering the mystery people of Europe; learning of the privileges of women in the Islamic world; narrating how Christmas is celebrated in a non-Christian country; observing the sun doing the opposite of what it usually does; watching devotees being possessed during a slave religion ceremony in Latin America... Almost throughout, the author stays with locals ranging from a strip dancer to those who survived authoritarian regimes. He weaves their stories into his one and half year odyssey that explores anomalies while travelling along. Indeed, the many brisk but electrifying chapters keep changing themes making readers constantly wonder, What Lies Beyond...
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Brought up in a parallel society within mainstream India, the author goes searching for answers to this peculiar culture which is a misfit in India. While he gains clarity, it ignites his intrigue to go beyond cliché travel and find other parallel and curious worlds around the globe...Discovering the mystery people of Europe; learning of the privileges of women in the Islamic world; narrating how Christmas is celebrated in a non-Christian country; observing the sun doing the opposite of what it usually does; watching devotees being possessed during a slave religion ceremony in Latin America...Almost throughout, the author stays with locals ranging from a strip dancer to those who survived authoritarian regimes. He weaves their stories into his one and half year odyssey that explores anomalies while travelling along. Indeed, the many brisk but electrifying chapters keep changing themes making readers constantly wonder, What Lies Beyond...

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Brought up in a parallel society within mainstream India, the author goes searching for answers to this peculiar culture which is a misfit in India. While he gains clarity, it ignites his intrigue to go beyond cliché travel and find other parallel and curious worlds around the globe... Discovering the mystery people of Europe; learning of the privileges of women in the Islamic world; narrating how Christmas is celebrated in a non-Christian country; observing the sun doing the opposite of what it usually does; watching devotees being possessed during a slave religion ceremony in Latin America... Almost throughout, the author stays with locals ranging from a strip dancer to those who survived authoritarian regimes. He weaves their stories into his one and half year odyssey that explores anomalies while travelling along. Indeed, the many brisk but electrifying chapters keep changing themes making readers constantly wonder, What Lies Beyond...