To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey Through West Africa (Dundurn, 2008) is funny and fun memoir from Tourism Vancouver’s Rick Antonson. He talks to Joseph Planta about his unforgettable trip through Senegal and Mali.
|To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey Through West Africa by Rick Antonson. (Dundurn Group, 2008)
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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.
My next guest has just written a memoir about his travels through Africa. The book is entitled To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey Through West Africa. It is a very readable account of an unforgettable journey Rick Antonson had through Senegal and Mali, by train, four-wheel drive, boat, camel and foot. The book is fun and funny, and a great insight into that part of the world.
Rick Antonson is the president and CEO of Tourism Vancouver, and a director of the Pacific Asia Travel Association. To Timbuktu for a Haircut is published by Dundurn and retails for $26.99. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Rick Antonson; Good morning, Mr. Antonson.
Tourism Vancouver: http://www.tourismvancouver.com