Trail of Feathers

Tahir Shah's flair for the unusual reveals Peru as we've never seen it. With his trademark humor, abundant curiosity, and oddball assortment of companions, he offers a journey that is no less illuminating than it is hilarious-and true.

Trail of Feathers

A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to "e;fly like birds"e; over the jungle, as a Spanish monk reported. Or were they drug-induced hallucinations? His journey, full of surreal experiences, takes him from the Andes Mountains to the desert and finally, in the company of a Vietnam vet, up the Amazon deep into the jungle to discover the secrets of the Shuar, a tribe of legendary savagery. Tahir Shah's flair for the unusual reveals Peru as we've never seen it. With his trademark humor, abundant curiosity, and oddball assortment of companions, he offers a journey that is no less illuminating than it is hilarious-and true.

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Trail of Feathers
Language: en
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Authors: Tahir Shah
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-12 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

A shrunken head from Peru and a feather with traces of blood are the clues that launch Tahir Shah on his latest journey. Fascinated by the recurring theme of flight in Peruvian folklore, Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really were able to "e;fly like birds"e; over the
Trail of Feathers
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Tahir Shah
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-08 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Tahir Shah sets out to discover whether the Incas really did fly above the jungles of Peru. Even for a traveller used to surreal adventures, there are many strange encounters - gruesome but often hilarious - before Tahir Shah at last discovers the truth about the Birdmen of Peru.
Trail of Feathers paperback
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Tahir Shah
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Enthralled by the chronicle of a 16th-century Spanish monk, which said that the Incas 'flew like birds' over the jungle, and by the recurring theme of flying in Peruvian folklore, Tahir Shah set out to discover whether the Incas really did fly or glide above the jungles of Peru. Or
A Trail of Feathers
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Tracey Damron
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-24 - Publisher: CreateSpace

A true story about one woman's journey of love, death, murder, political power, deception, the supernatural, and consciousness. Tracey Damron was born into a life of privilege, a life that seemed destined to continue on its path when she married Steve Nunn, the son of a former governor of Kentucky.
A Trail of Feathers
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Claudia Axel
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

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