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READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ Eating the Flowers of Paradise: One Man's Journey Through Ethiopia and Yemen ô [PDF / Epub] ★ Eating the Flowers of Paradise: One Man's Journey Through Ethiopia and Yemen By Kevin Rushby – Dcmdirect.co.uk Ethiopia in Eastern Africa and Yemen on the ArabianName given to a green leafy plant that is cultivated there When chewed the leaves of this plant release two substances that produce a hypnotic reverential high distinctive in the thoughtful state. I found reading this book extremely difficult The author may have historical contextual information but he wasn't able to convey it credibly in this book His emphasis on having his daily Kat fix was disturbing

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Ethiopia in Flowers of PDFEPUB #229 Eastern Africa and Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula remain two of the most inviting outposts for travelers seeking the exotic In these two places at is just one. Taking the high road to at'land Ever since I was a kid I've always wanted to visit Yemen Like author Kevin Rushby I didn't want to do research there earn money there or take anything away from Yemen I just wanted to see hear feel and know what that faroff land was like Thanks to my dear Presidents and their warloving cronies I now have a snowball's chance in hell of ever achieving my dream Keep on shootin' guys you'll definitely solve all problems that way I must say though that the next best thing to a Yemen trip could be reading EATING THE FLOWERS OF PARADISE Though the story of the author's voyage centers around at a leaf from a tree which grows in Ethiopia and Yemen whose leaves are chewed to induce a feeling of dreamy well being and melancholy happiness this is a travel book par excellence While Rushby starts his solo voyage in Ethiopia his lack of local language and the general lack of information about Ethiopia other than what he sees and does himself do not entrance the reader Nor does he travel in the interesting parts of the country He meets some wild characters a Nigerian gem smuggler named Cedric or Arthur or and has a few strange adventures in Djibouti on the Red Sea coast It is when he lands in Yemen that the book really gets good Rushby speaks some Arabic Yemeni rural people come alive in this book their villages the hospitality of all the terraced mountains where at coffee and other crops are grown the magnificent rugged scenery of remote parts of the country Readers may pick up some recent history some facts about former times and details of at growing and use but this is a very existential travel book not given to long winded explanations Rushby makes no bones about it He wandered the Yemeni outback looking for good highs He found plenty Chewing at with the locals was an excellent way to integrate himself in Yemeni society where large numbers of people chew at every afternoon Rushby records all sorts of bizarre or culturally fascinating incidents Some of the bizarre ones have to do with his own behavior and at induced dreams When I finished the book if someone had offered me a ticket to Yemen I would have flown out that very evening Sadly this colorful fascinating book is as close as I'll ever get Two other books on Yemen that make that make a great trio with Rushby's book are Motoring with Mohammed by Eric Hansen and Steven Caton's Peaks of Yemen I Summon

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Eating the Flowers of Paradise One Man's Journey Through Ethiopia and YemenIt induces Kevin Rushby discovered that the use of at is a way of life since it plays a pivotal role in all facets of the culture influencing everything from architecture to television schedules. Eating the Flowers of Paradise One Man's Journey Through Ethiopia and Yemen by Kevin Rushby 2000