#BookReview Junkie Buddha by Diane Esguerra @JunkieBuddha #Memoir #FridayReads #Peru


Check out the book, Junkie Buddha, by Diane Esguerra, as reviewed on author Shellie Wilson’s blog.

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Book Review

Title: Junkie Buddha. A Journey of Discovery in Peru

Author: Diane Esguerra

Category: Travel Memoir

My Rating: 5 Star

51vNiyFcsmLMy Review:

It’s not very often a book reduces me to tears, but the Junkie Buddha is the kind of read that reaches deep into your soul while also pulling firmly on the heart strings.

I’ve always been fascinated with the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu, but I also enjoy reading about how other people navigate their healing journey after a life altering experience. Diane Esguerra’s travel memoir combines the two.

Her son adored travelling in South America, and so, following his death, Diane decided to travel solo to Peru to scatter his ashes at the sacred site of Machu Picchu. Her story is beautiful, raw, honest, and humourous at times. She doesn’t hold anything back.

Carefully crafting her travel writing in amongst the…

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