Eric Hansen (travel writer)

Eric Hansen (travel writer)

Eric Hansen is a travel writer, most famous for his book "Stranger in the Forest", about a 4,000 km through the heartland of Borneo. He lives in San Francisco. For 25 years he has traveled throughout Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Nepal, and Southeast Asia. He has lived in the deserts, jungles, rain forests and islands of the Middle East and Asia throughout the 1980s and has worked as a goldsmith, a buffalo catcher, a pig farmer, a wild dog hunter and as a barber in Mother Theresa's 'Home for the Destitute Dying' in Calcutta. His articles, photographs, and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, National Geographic, Travel and Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, and Outside magazine, among other publications worldwide.

Eric Hansen graduated at the University of California where he studied industrial art and environmental design.

Eric Hansen was interviewed by Michael Feldman during his Whad'Ya Know? radio show 5/13/06-


*Stranger in the Forest
*Motoring with Mohammed
*Orchid Fever
*The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer
*Hiking Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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