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- www.notmuch.com

Bibliography

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

External links

cite news
author=TIM CAHILL; TIM CAHILL'S MOST RECENT BOOK IS "JAGUARS RIPPED MY FLESH," A COLLECTION OF ADVENTURE-TRAVEL ESSAYS.
title=TAKEN FOR A BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
date=1988-03-06
work=New York Times
url=http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE2D61131F935A35750C0A96E948260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
accessdate=2008-08-05


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Eric Hansen — can refer to the following people: *Eric Hansen (sportswriter), an American sportswriter *Eric Hansen (travel writer), an American author …   Wikipedia

  • Sacramento writers — Notable writers with ties to Sacramento, California include:*Ann Bannon, pulp fiction author *Barbara Bitela, short story award winner and self published novelist *Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author *Marcos Breton, author… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • List of people from South Dakota — State Flag of South Dakota This is a list of prominent people who were born in or lived for a significant period of time in U.S. state of South Dakota. Contents 1 Actor …   Wikipedia

  • Fantasia (film) — Fantasia Theatrical release poster Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • List of people from Birmingham, England — This is a list of famous or notable people born in, or associated with, Birmingham in England. Born in Birmingham*Albert Austin (Silent film star) *Sir Michael Balcon (Film Director) *Edward White Benson (Archbishop of Canterbury) *Alfred Bird… …   Wikipedia

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • List of Michigan State University people — Liberty Hyde Bailey. Class of 1882. This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries …   Wikipedia

  • Doctor Who spoofs — The long running science fiction television series Doctor Who has over the years been the subject of many comedy sketches and specially made comedy programmes, from Spike Milligan s Pakistani Dalek to the Comic Relief episode Doctor Who and the… …   Wikipedia

  • SWEDEN, bibliography — Bibliographic Resources Holmback, Bure. About Sweden, 1900 1963: A Bibliographical Outline. Sweden Illustrated 15 (1968): 5 94. Josephson, Aksel G. S. A List of Swedish Books, 1875 1925. New York: Bonniers, 1927. Nelson, Walter W. A Bibliography… …   Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”