Mary Bartnikowski


Mary Bartnikowski, award-winning photographer, author, educator, mother and women's international travel expert has lived and worked in 32 countries in the last 6 years. She has traveled by boat, plane, train, chicken bus, motorbike and rickshaw photographing the Dalai Lama in India, riding elephants bareback in Nepal, leading humanitarian projects worldwide and begging the bus driver in Bolivia to pull over so she could pee. After raising her son in Palo Alto California she broke free of the USA and is now a full-time vagabond. Want to ditch your job and travel the world? Find out how: read this book.

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Food in Yangon, Burma Is it a donut without a hole? I'm not sure but I eat it anyway. Find out how fun it is to eat street food in Yangon, Myanmar


Kitten Heels in Kathmandu, Adventures of a Female Vagabond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Mary, newly minted as a lone warrior after raising her son, sells everything she owns, breaks free of the USA and takes us on a water slide ride photographing the Dalai Lama in India to riding elephants bareback in Nepal. Across 27 countries by train, boat, bus, motorbike, and rickshaw she discovers that courage takes practice and wanderlust costs less than it does to stay home working.

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