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10 thoughts on “Travels with My Donkey

  1. says:

    Hello traveling by ass This book is so hilarious that while reading it and laughing out loud until I cried , a woman came up to me in the coffee shop and demanded to know what the title was so she could get it The writer, Tim Moore, out of mid life crisis whatever, decides to walk el camino de Santiago, a famous pilgrimage in Spain, but he ll be arsed if he s going to carry his gear himself Enter Shinto, a little burro who fears all things water, bolts at the slightest provocation, and makes Hello traveling by ass This book is so hilarious that while reading it and laughing out ...


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    A Long Hard SlogSpanish Steps Travels With My Donkey by Tim MooreA Review by Robert BovingtonI found this book annoying, often tedious, occasionally interesting and very occasionally funny So why did I find the book annoying Well to start with, various critics have described the author as humorous inside the book cover, Image described Tim as Without a doubt, the funniest travel writer in the world the Irish Times even hailed him as the new Bill Bryson What rubbish I find Bill Bry A Long Hard SlogSpanish Steps Travels With My Donkey by Tim MooreA Review by Robert BovingtonI found this book annoying, often tedious, occasionally interesting and very occasionally funny S...


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    I m happy to report I ve found the antidote to the poison that was reading Bill Bryson s A Walk in the Woods Tim Moore s Travels With My Donkey He s a lot like Bryson, but without the snark, attitude, superiority, whining and misanthropy, and with an actual sense of humour Which is to say, he s not like Bryson at all I found myself running the laugh gamut from smiles to chortles to out and out giggles Along the camino he experiences not only fatigue and frustration, but also good company a I m happy to report I ve found the antidote to the poison that was reading Bill Bryson s A Walk in the Woods Tim Moore s Travels With My Donkey He s a lot like Bryson, but without the snark, attitude, superiority, whining and misanthropy, and with an actual sense of humour Which is to say, he s not like Bryson at a...


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    I got so bored reading this book and it was hard to finish His writing stuck me as scattered and his writing style extremely wordy.And the humorhmmI definitely wasn t laughing out loud like everyone else Sometimes the jokes were justout theresomewhere.And the donkey As much as he jokes about animal abuse I couldn t help but t...


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    I took this book with me when I walked the Camino in 2007 I wish I hadn t because it took up valuable space in my luggage Although some of his anecdotes rang true, on the whole I found it lacking in a...


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    I can t tell you how many times I laughed out loud while reading this The author s British self deprecating wit and clever language were just my cup of tea Beyond his fine writing though, Moore is a keen observer of people and his surroundings and I appreciated the fascinating historical tidbits he included about the Camino which has been one of the world s great pilgrimages since the Middle Ages My only reservation about the book was his conceit to travel with a donkey when he knew so very l I can t tell you how many times I laughed out loud while reading this The author s British self deprecating wit and clever language were just my...


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    I ve decided Tim knows just when to keep from going over the top That doesn t mean he doesn t actually do it every so often, but he s talented enough to get away with it when he does Unlike his previous escapades, he is forced to socialize a great dealon this trip And with a companion He and Shinto are perfect together the dread of separation is palpable in the final pages Readers of previous books yours truly included have commented that his references have been highly Brit s I ve decided Tim knows just when to keep from going over the top That doesn t mean he doesn t actually do it every so often, but he s talented enough to get away with it when he does Unlike his previous escapades, he is forced to socialize a great dealon this trip And with a companion He and Shinto are perfect together the dread of separ...


  8. says:

    I read this just before leaving for my own pilgrimage through Portugal and Spain, and I laughed till I cried Really hilarious It s not great literature, but it offers great laughs and looks with a slant eye at the whole subject of pilgrimage.


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    There can t be many authors who have dedicated their book to a donkey But then, there aren t many who would take one on a 500 mile trek across northern Spain That s what Tim Moore did, and the result is an entertaining and informative account of his journey to the pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela Quirky one minute, cranky the next, Moore manages to gouge out the extraordinary from the everyday The people he encounters become players in his crazy theatre of life, while he spares no r There can t be many authors who have dedicated their book to a donkey But then, there aren t many who would take one on a 500 mile trek across northern Spain That s what Tim Moore did, and the result is an entertaining and informative account of his journey to the pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela Quirky one minute, cranky the next, Moore manages to gouge out the extraordinary from the everyday The people he encounters become players in his crazy theatre of life, while he spares no ridicule for himself as he does bat...


  10. says:

    Tim Moore likes big words and arcane references, but he s funny enough to make it worth the effort I would also say that the book works at a larger level, too It s not just a travelogue it s something of a spiritual journey as w...


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Travels with My Donkey Read Travels With My Donkey Tim Moore Josephfedericonjmet.us A Man, A Donkey, And A Very Long Walk Moore S Latest European Adventure After French Revolutions And Others Finds Him Embarking On An Ages Old Physical And Spiritual Pilgrimage Across Spain To The Famed Cathedral Of Santiago De Compostela Moore Entertains With His Snappy One Liners And Skewed Views Of The Locals, His Fellow Pilgrims And His Own Reasons For Undertaking The Camino Against Advice To The Contrary, He Pursues His Search For A Donkey To Accompany Him, Which Upgraded His Camino From Big Walk To Revelatory Voyage Of Self Examination Moore Shines In Detailing Tim And Shinto S Excellent Adventure During The Day, He Accumulates Clicks Kilometers And Cajoles Shinto Across Bridges, Grates And Roads Afternoons And Evenings Are Spent Searching For Donkey Friendly Lodgings And Encountering A Share Of Slammed Doors Fellow Pilgrims The Baroness Von Munchausen New Mexico Joe Get Full Portraits Between Details Of Communal Living And Eating, And The Sordid Intimacies Of The Shared Bathroom His Sections On The Pilgrimage S History And The Towns He Passes, However, Are Dry In Comparison To His Anecdotal Asides And May Only Appeal To History Buffs Or Those Who Ve Traveled This Route Themselves While Moore May Not Have Found His Inner Tim, He Does Take Readers On An Entertaining, Unusual Adventure.Copyright Reed Business Information, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc All Rights Reserved.