Sal Bolton


Sal Bolton is an English writer and avid female adventurer. Born and raised in South London, she read Geography at the University of Chichester where shortly after, her travels took her to the open highways of North America. Spending five-months living in Ghana, West Africa volunteering in teaching tennis to children led to the founding of non-profit organisation 'Africa Tennis Aid'. Shortly after, she went to live in the Amazon Rainforests of Ecuador, inspiring her second travel book and audio book 'Letters From The Amazon' by PeopleTalk Podcasts and spent two years travelling around Australia, living in an aborigine community and writing her first travel book 'The Show Must Go On - Being with an Australian Travelling Zoo' In recent times, Sal went and spent time with Buddhist Monks whilst building houses in Cambodia and a year hitchiking around New Zealand, waka sailing with Maoris and visiting indigenous villages.

Sal has also written for 'Tennis Life UK' Magazine and an adaptation of 'The Show Must Go On - Being with an Australian Travelling Zoo' was first published in 2013 in German for travel book 'Australien wie wir es sehen'. She lives in London, where she loves playing tennis, petting dogs and wonders at the world about her.

You can read scribbles from Sal's on-the-road-adventures at

Where to find Sal Bolton online

Where to buy in print


The Show Must Go On - Being with an Australian Travelling Zoo
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
'Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls! Welcome to tonight's show!' Have you ever wondered what its like to run away with the circus?.....ok maybe not quite run away...but to delve into the rollercoaster world of fantasia, wonderment or just plain carnage in working with a travelling animal zoo in the rugged and unpredictable world of 'fair dinkum' 'too easy' and 'mate' - the Land Down Under?

Sal Bolton's tag cloud

animals    australia    circus    comedy    travel    travelogue    zoo