‘Triumph around the World’ could dispassionately (and errantly) be dismissed as the manifestation of a middle class, mid-life crisis.
This isn’t a new book (2004) … but if you just like travel books and especially ones which use a motorcycle as an anchor, then this should be a fair contender for your time.
If you want to ‘go global’ but can’t face it on your own…
Will and Kate plan to move back to the UK after living for some time near Sydney, Australia : a friend flippantly suggests they ride their bikes back…
‘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….