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Getting Stoned with Savages A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost

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Published by Broadway .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Troost, J. Maarten,
  • Fiji,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • Vanuatu,
  • Australia & Oceania - General,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Description And Travel

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU600.T75 2006
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8064968M
ISBN 100767921992
ISBN 109780767921992
LC Control Number2006042612
OCLC/WorldCa64511312

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Aug 15,  · Getting Stoned with Savages tells the hilarious story of Troost’s time on Vanuatu—a rugged cluster of islands where the natives gorge themselves on kava and are still known to “eat the man.” Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles against typhoons, earthquakes, and giant centipedes and soon finds himself /5(). Jun 01,  · Getting Stoned with Savages: Tripping Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu is the second offering from travel writer, J. Maarten Troost. I read and adored his first book, The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific, a few years ago and fell instantly in 5/5(5). Jun 13,  · About Getting Stoned with Savages. From the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals, the laugh-out-loud true story of his years on the islands of Vanuatu and Fiji, among cannibals, volcanoesand the world’s best narcotics. With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu is a non-fiction travelog by J. Maarten Troost.. Summary. Following a job at the World Bank, Troost longs for his times spent in Kiribati and leaves the United States with his wife. The book is a humorous account of the author and his wife's time on the Pacific island nations of Vanuatu and Fiji.

Jun 13,  · Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a side-splittingly funny account of life in the farthest reaches of the world. After two grueling years on the island of Tarawa, battling feral dogs, machete-wielding neighbors, and a lack of beer on a daily basis, Maarten Troost was in no hurry to return /5(29). Getting Stoned with Savages is a book by J. Maarten Troost telling the story of his move to Vanuatu, a remote island in the South Pacific. Learn more about this and other book . Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu J. Maarten Troost, Author. Broadway $ (p) ISBN At the end of the book, the couple move to. Synopsis With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a side-splittingly funny account of life in the farthest reaches of the world.

Getting Stoned with Savages tells the hilarious story of Troost’s time on Vanuatu—a rugged cluster of islands where the natives gorge themselves on kava and are still known to “eat the man.” Falling into one amusing misadventure after another, Troost struggles against typhoons, earthquakes, and giant centipedes and soon finds himself. Getting Stoned with Savages audiobook, by J. Maarten Troost Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals Troost’s wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a hilarious account of life in the farthest reaches of the world. After two grueling years on the island of Tarawa, Troost was in no hurry to return to the South Pacific—until he began to feel /5. Troost is the author of a South Pacific trilogy - The Sex Lives of Cannibals (), Getting Stoned with Savages (), and Headhunters on my Doorstep () - as well as a book about contemporary China - Lost on Planet China: One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation ().Born: Jan Maarten Troost, , Groningen. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost 12, ratings Getting Stoned with Savages Quotes Showing of 5 “Paradise was always over there, a day’s sail away. But it’s a funny thing.