‘The Long Ride Home’ is probably the best adventure travel book you’ll read this year. Funny, perceptive, honest and entertaining, you won’t be disappointed.
Adventure in Australia?
Of course there’s the great Aussie outback where you can do battle with bulldust beneath an unrelenting sun, but what about discovering the glory of the mountains and struggling through snow to do it?
“Emu!” shouts Muffy, pointing somewhere behind me. The emu crashes through the undergrowth and, wisely, legs it for the horizon. [...]
A winding road speckled with gravel washed from the roadside, led through more damp forest to the wonderfully named Puké Inn, which was shut, but across the road was a general store selling Possum pies….