The Cloud Garden by Tom Hart Dyke
A True Story of Adventure, Survival, and Extreme Horticulture

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Kidnapped by terrorists, held hostage at gunpoint, two flower-hunting Britons live to tell their amazing tale.
 

About Tom Hart Dyke

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Tom Hart Dyke is a botanist with a wild enthusiasm for orchids. He lives in Kent. When he isn't in the jungle or up a mountain, Paul Winder works in London as a banker.
 
Published August 1, 2004 by Lyons Press. 336 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Action & Adventure, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Held hostage, they encountered flesh-eating worms and considered escape possibilities, amusing themselves by nicknaming their captors, listening to BBC World Service and entertaining the guerrilla camp with a performance of Eric Idle's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."

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In early 2000, two twenty-something Brits -- orchid expert Tom Hart Dyke and avid adventurer Paul Winder -- did a very stupid thing.

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