Get ready for an adventure as Ken Wasil takes you on a journey through Asia into Cambodia, an exotic land with a window on the past and an open book on the present. Travel with him as he leaves his life in American to teach English and anthropology to students who speak another language and use a different alphabet altogether. Visit ancient Angkor and Funan temples, traverse wild rivers and tranquil canals, and walk through remote villages and crowded market places to explore an enchanted land and its people. Hear of trials and tribulations and stories that will make your belly shake with laughter Learn about Cambodia today, its gentle people, its fierce politics, and its serene and mystical landscape. Learn the concepts of anthropology that will add to your appreciation and understanding of other peoples and other lands. And most of all, find out how you can trade an unfulfilling job and lifestyle for one of travel, adventure, and employment teaching English in countries around the world.
The lure of Africa and a chance to change their lives bring a group of professional women together from three continents for great white hunter Cassidy Magriff’s African Safari Bootcamp for Women. But a bruised lover and a Kenyan army officer have other plans for the band—to reap a profit and extract revenge. Five women become stranded in the bush without food, water, or weapons: Henna, A Beverly Hills hairdresser; Theresa, a high-powered Spanish sales manager; Katie, a retired Australian soldier, and Kouri,a traveler working on organic farms around the world. Mo, the safari’s geologist and a Kenyan—American who grew up with a Masai tribe, is saddled with the task of leading the troupe to safety. Will they survive attacks by lions, leopards, and wild dogs? Will the robbers catch up with them before they reach safety? Will they succumb to disease, starvation, and the forces of nature? Follow these brave and talented women as they face challenges on an hourly basis. Be with them as they fortify themselves with spiritual exercises and discussions of feminine literature, such as Jane Eyre, and conversations on the gamut of women’s issues. Witness them form friendships and alliances and uncover talents and skills that contribute to the survival of their troupe and the emergence of their “inner Amazon Warriors”. And most of all, witness the real Africa with its friendly loving people, harsh military, and magical environment.
Mr. Thoreau Goes to Boston is an eclectic work of Literary Fiction reminiscent of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It is entertaining, reflective, inspiring, and hilariously funny. 19th Century philosopher, naturalist, and author Henry David Thoreau returns to life in the 21st Century through an anomaly of nature. Professor and Elizabeth Thornton, a group of friends, and medical and archaeology specialists attempt to solve the mystery of his rebirth. But when the news gets out, wealthy individuals, rogue governments, and terrorists pursue the secret with a vengeance. Mr. Thoreau Goes to Boston expounds on the philosophies, ideas, and opinions of Henry David Thoreau. Through it, Ken Wail holds up a mirror to our modern society. Discussions of 19th Century writers such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, historical sites in Boston and Concord, and today?s social issues provide a canvas upon which this literary fiction is painted.