Monday 13 February 2023

[Post 207] Book Review 1: Around The world in 80 Trades by Conor Woodman


"Around the World in 80 Trades" by Conor Woodman is a true gem of a book that will take you on a journey like no other. 

This memoir is not just about trading goods, but it is a story of adventure, perseverance, and a man's quest for self-discovery.

Conor Woodman, a seasoned traveler and a successful trader, sets out on a mission to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, trading his way through some of the most remote and exotic locations in the world. 

From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the tranquil hills of Cambodia, he braves the unknown and challenges himself to barter his way through these diverse cultures.

What sets this book apart is Woodman's writing style. He brings to life the colorful characters he meets on his travels and the captivating stories they share. 

He weaves these tales with humor, honesty, and a deep respect for the cultures he encounters. The reader is transported to these far-off lands, experiencing the sights, sounds, and flavors of each destination through Woodman's vivid descriptions.

As he progresses on his journey, Woodman faces numerous obstacles and hardships. Yet, he never loses sight of his goal, and his determination is both inspiring and heartwarming. 

Throughout the book, he reflects on the lessons he has learned from his travels, sharing insights on life, love, and the importance of following one's dreams.

In conclusion, "Around the World in 80 Trades" is an unforgettable adventure that will captivate your imagination and leave you with a newfound appreciation for the world and its people. 

It is a must-read for anyone who loves travel, adventure, and inspiring stories. Whether you're an armchair traveler or an avid globetrotter, this book is sure to leave a lasting impression on you.

For those who are interested in reading this book,do head to your nearest library!

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