Torsten Johannknecht: The World from Above. Goldmann Verlag (Paperback, 21st century, c 2000 to c 2100)

The World from Above

3 continents, 7 months and plenty adventure – in shoe size 52

Original Title: Die Welt von oben

original edition

Paperback, with flaps, 272 pages, 13.5 x 20.6 cm, 5.3 x 8.1 in.
ISBN: 978-3-442-15949-9
€ 12.00 [D] | € 12.40 [A] | CHF 17.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Goldmann

Date of publication: May 21, 2018
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Torsten  Johannknecht - The World from Above
 
 
 

 

The crazy travel adventures of a giant

Before my girlfriend Bärbel and I set off, we gave a bit of thought to what was "special" about our trip round the world – something along the lines of: we only eat from mouth-blown plates; we take our hippopotamus Bernd with us everywhere we go; we take before-and-after photos of every loo we sit on.

But that's all rubbish. We were not going on a trip of self-discovery; we weren't trying to get away from it all. We just wanted to go on a perfectly normal trip round the world. That was the plan. But I am just too tall for that sort of thing. I measure 205 cm and with a body length like that I have already caused my share of sensations in some parts of the world – and sometimes reached my limits. That includes in the literal and painful sense of the word. The world is simply not meant for giants on journeys. Or could it be?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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