A Fortune-Teller Told Me: Earthbound Travels in the Far East

A Fortune-Teller Told Me: Earthbound Travels in the Far East

Tiziano Terzani

“An completely fascinating and interesting go back and forth booklet that provides bright graphics of surprising corners of Asia, informed by means of a talented raconteur whose eyes have been open wide.” —Los Angeles instances booklet Review

Warned through a Hong Kong fortune-teller to not chance flying for a whole 12 months, Tiziano Terzani—a tremendously skilled Asia correspondent—took what he referred to as “the first step into an unknown global. . . . It became out to be the most outstanding years i've got ever spent: i used to be marked for demise, and in its place i used to be reborn.”

Traveling via foot, boat, bus, vehicle, and teach, he visited Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Mongolia, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Geography accelerated below his ft. He consulted soothsayers, sorcerers, and shamans and got a lot advice—some clever, a few otherwise—about his destiny. With time to imagine, he discovered to appreciate, appreciate, and worry for older methods of existence and ideology now threatened by means of the crasser different types of Western modernity. He rediscovered a spot he were reporting on for many years. And reinvigorated himself within the strategy.

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