Navel of the World by r. muir

By r. muir

What may possibly a dedicated bachelor from San Francisco and a nubile maiden from Jakarta probably have in universal while he in addition is a ‘devout’ Atheist and she or he is a ‘fickle’ Muslim, whilst he's frugal to a fault and he or she spends rupiah like royalty, whilst he's forty-five and she or he is twenty-eight, while all they’ve exchanged sooner than Yanti Adiputro meets Nathan Bartholomew Payne at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in overdue 1993 is a handful of letters meant on Yanti’s half to perform English and on Nathan’s half to domesticate a touch as soon as including Indonesia to his round-the-world itinerary? the answer's no longer a lot. How is it then that this not going pair stocks adventure-packed months backpacking throughout Java, Bali, and Sumatra, defying conventions, overlapping cultures, and realigning stars? the reply to that's what Navel of the realm is all about.

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