John Gimlette

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John Gimlette is an English author of travel literature. He has published five books to date; Panther Soup: A European Journey in War and Peace, Theatre Of Fish: Travels through Newfoundland and Labrador, At The Tomb Of The Inflatable Pig: Travels through Paraguay[1] , Wild Coast: Travels on South America's Untamed Edge and Elephant Complex.


Born in 1963, at the age of 17 Gimlette crossed the former Soviet Union by train, and has now travelled to more than 60 countries.

In addition to his five books, Gimlette has written articles for newspapers and magazines[2] and contributed to BBC travel programmes.[3]

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  1. ^ Kracht, C., & Woodard, D., Five Years, Vol. 1 (Hannover: Wehrhahn Verlag, 2011).
  2. ^ "Laos: journey through a land of lost tribes The Telegraph, 31 January 2009.
  3. ^ BBC Excess Baggage "BBC iPlayer"
  4. ^ "Telegraph Travel writer wins Dolman award". The Telegraph. 6 September 2012. Retrieved September 16, 2012. 

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