Two Old Fools on a Camel by Victoria Twead
From Spain to Bahrain and back again (Old Fools Trilogy) (Volume 3)

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A lively and entertaining travelogue, well worth reading, with a wry and mischievous lilt to it. Anyone who enjoys colorful characters and cultural collisions will like this book, and anyone who likes to cook will enjoy the appendix.
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The  OLD FOOLS Series#1 Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools#2 Two Old Fools ~ Olé!#3 Two Old Fools on a Camel (New York Times bestseller)#4 Two Old Fools in Spain AgainReluctantly, Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in the Middle East. How could they know that the Arab revolution was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events that would make world headlines? 
Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain. 

With grateful thanks to Nadia Sawalha for the wonderful Arabic recipes.
 

About Victoria Twead

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Victoria Twead is a New York Times bestselling author. In 2004 she nagged poor, long-suffering Joe into leaving Britain and relocating to a tiny, remote mountain village in Andalucía, where they became reluctant chicken farmers and owned the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. Village life inspired Victoria's first book, Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools, which was quickly followed by more in the Old Fools series, all of which fast became Amazon bestsellers.Victoria and Joe continue to enjoy life keeping chickens, writing, sampling the local wine and living alongside their colourful neighbours.
 
Published December 23, 2013 by Ant Press. 322 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Amy Edelman on May 16 2013

A lively and entertaining travelogue, well worth reading, with a wry and mischievous lilt to it. Anyone who enjoys colorful characters and cultural collisions will like this book, and anyone who likes to cook will enjoy the appendix.

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