Travels with Chap: From Siberia to Samarkand (Paperback)
An unconventional father and his equally unconventional son embark on a quirky and impulse driven trip across Asia, starting with back-packing along stunning Lake Baikal in Siberia and ending with explorations of the giant mosques of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. A playful narrative produces a most unusual travelogue and a tale of father and son having a whole lot of fun while reaffirming their bonds.
Mike is a retired Psychologist and sometime flamenco guitarist. With dual Canadian/American citizenship, he currently lives in Toronto. Ontario, occasionally traveling to New Orleans to visit his children and grand-children. Starting with no woodworking skills whatsoever, he is building a flamenco guitar replete with many false starts accompanied by strident invective.