“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey

Are you ready to embark on a journey filled with fascinating tales of exploration and unforgettable experiences?  Join Margery Franklin, a seasoned traveler and physician, as she takes you on a whirlwind adventure through the pages of her book “Bedouins and Bears: Travel with me through the decades.”

In this collection of vividly recounted stories, Margery shares her escapades across 6 continents, so readers can immerse themselves in diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes and the unexpected twist and turns that define a life well-traveled.

“Bedouins and Bears” is not your typical travel memoir. It transcends the ordinary and ventures into the extraordinary. There are both heart-warming and heart-stopping moments that will leave you breathless and eager for more. One tale takes us to the Harvard Rugby Club Ball held in the Club’s boathouse on the Charles River. When Margery and her companions receive an invitation to the Ball, they find themselves in a fashion predicament. With limited resources, creativity takes over and they sew each other into striking, unique ballgowns.

From the busy city of Boston to the rugged beauty of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Margery paints pictures with her words so the reader feels present canoeing on the pristine Canadian lakes or surfing on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

“Bedouins and Bears” invites readers to explore with open eyes and heart. Margery’s narratives serve as a reminder that every encounter, whether with humans, nature, or even unexpected challenges have the power to shape and enrich our lives.

This captivating book is for adventurers, lovers of cultural exploration, and anyone who craves a journey beyond the ordinary. Through her stories, Margery inspires us to embrace the unknown, step outside our comfort zones and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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