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with Fire: Adventures
the true story of a backpacking journey through Indonesia - a
country that lies beneath Malaysia and Singapore and between
India and Australia - 17,000 islands formed by volcanic
author travels through Java, Bali and Lombok on a quest to
find ancient temples, palm-fringed beaches and to climb some
of the highest active volcanoes in the region including the
awe-inspiring and dangerous Gunung Rinjani. On his way
he witnesses a country hit by economic and political turmoil
but also develops friendships in the most unlikely places.
entertaining descriptions of the day-to-day life of a
backpacker, Nick Langston-Able gives an amusing and honest
account of his journey from a bored morning with daytime
television to an extraordinary, diverse and dangerous country.
And he tells the story of an independent backpacker searching
for excitement and adventure in a world of safe mediocrity.
All photographs and text copyright Nicholas Langston-Able 2007