Welsh Valleys 1865: Oppressed and impoverished smallholder Dafydd Rhys and his family and friends emigrate to Patagonia, where they are promised autonomy, and freedom to speak their own language without punishment - everything that 19th century Wales cannot give them. Can Dafydd find the strength to lead his people against the broken promises, tragedies, and natural disasters they face? Ticket to Paradise is Historical Fiction at its best - meticulously researched and based on the true story of the Welsh emigration to Patagonia. With a wealth of characters brought to life, populating a story that illustrates the fight against injustice and the terrible forces of nature. Ultimately it is the story of one man and his family, and their quest to find a better life for themselves and their descendants.