The author of the book Travel Etcetera: the World on another Plane (Stephen Scourfield) is a well known travel writer. Stephen is a re-known Australian writer whose capital base is in Perth. In his lifestyle, the author is mostly passionate about music, travelling as well as the wide brown Australian land. Capitalized on fictional grounds, some of his winning awards include the other country novel which featured in the 2007 book Premier awards. In the most resent commonwealth writer’s prize awards, Stephen Scourfield was shotlisted and acknowledged for his work. In addition, he was further appraised in the 2009 International Dublin Literary Award.
Stephen is the most famous Travel Editor of the west Australia and was ranked the best nationally in the 2009 commonwealth awards. After traveling through Mauritius, Stephen moves forward to India where he meets a different experience Apart from article writing and author work in book production, Stephen Scourfield is also a journalist. Due to his journalism, Stephen achieved both the 2009 and 2011 United Nation media awards. In media, Stephen has equally achieved vast range awards in photograph work alongside his writing skills. Stephen has further expanded his writing skills to help train most upcoming travel journalists. For this reason, many journalists travel to Australia so as to achieve special training from Stephen. Stephen Scourfield has travelled and done a lot of photography in most parts of the world. Most of his stories are focused on the instillation of the spirit of adventure in the readers. Apart from books and journalism, Stephen’s work extends to cover magazine and newspaper publications.
Publication Title: Travel Etcetera: The World on another Plane
Publishers’ Name: Osborne Park, W. A.: St. George books.
Year of Publication: 2005.
Book cost: $15
Book Availability: Only obtainable from the author. Top of Form
Based on the physical descriptions of the book, it has a total of 182 pages which is an equivalence of 21 centimeters thickness. Travel Etcetera: The World on another Plane book has a unique ten digit ISBN number of identification. The ISBN number of the book is 0867780711 alongside other numbers of identification. The in-depth analysis of the book traces on a journey made by Stephen throughout his writing. English language forms the native language of the author making it the core addressing mode of the book. Travel Etcetera: The World on another Plane widely dwells on Scourfield, Stephen & travel subjects. The book is vastly found it the Australian libraries at the Australian National Library ID 40334921.
The core objective of the mission was to boost the cross-border movement awareness to the entire public. With specific pointing, the overall targeted group that was purposefully meant in this case was the travelling public. This was to be realized through the media channels as well as the existing stakeholders. An additional objective was to maximize on the distributing values of messages related to travelers inter- border movements.
Being a fun of travelling and photography, the author felt more drifted to capture identified ideologies and photographs of specific features. As a result of these photographs and writings during his journey, Stephen was motivated to come up with this book. His journey was however motivated by his mode of lifestyle. Being a travel writer, Stephen was doing his normal professional work in the journey process. Finally, he met and achieved all his objectives by coming up with the book completely published to expound on his journey. Based on all these objectives, the author greatly achieved his mission by compiling and producing the book.
Summary of the book
The book captures mostly about the highlights Stephen’s adventures and photographs through the journey. Most of the photographs taken by the author capture the most unique incidences of the journey. Additionally, in all the places transverse by the author, only the most significant aspects of adventure feature in the book. The author has expressed his professional skills as a travel writer in putting together all his journey experience in writing.
Additionally, Stephen went all the way to Hawaii where he encountered mai tais alongside other geographical features. The author extensively went through Bangkok temples where he addresses issues pertaining to the different architectural styles. In Yukon, the traveler encountered the frigid history of the landscape as well as other socio-economic factors of the land.
The book captures mostly about the highlights of Stephen’s adventures and photographs through the journey. Most of the photographs taken by the author capture the most unique incidences of his journey. The book offers an extensive view of the world in a personal point of analysis capitalized on vast aspects of analysis. Additionally, the book offers a more amused way of looking at the world. The literal journey covered by the author looks at the world and gives it a natural interpretation of the travel. Map showing some of the places travelled by the author in his book Travel Etcetera: The World on another Plane.
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