In Search of Greener Grass
From backpack to bicycle, now on a motorcycle and still on a budget. The author, a compulsive traveller, embarks on a journey east from England with Mongolian intensions. In possession of good sense of direction, a vague sense of balance and no sense of proportion, this particular trip financed by modest winnings from an uncharacteristic appearance on a TV game show. Riding a bargain eBay purchase Kawasaki KLR 650, the author inadvertently discovers and dispels myths and confronts stereotypes of the overland travel community. Travelling solo into places beyond the guide book and relating the experiences to past ones. A daily diary of achievements and mistakes on the road, from over oared to just plain bored, stumbling across the goodness of humanity, making the best of decisions made, reflecting on the alternatives and laughing at himself to relieve the confusion. This is a refreshingly honest, thought provoking, humorous and informative account based on a lifetime of first hand encounters, anecdotes, wisdom and occasional alcohol educed inspiration. Offering an unavoidable wealth of experience which takes the reader with him as the journey twists and turns, feeling the spine shattering impact of the unavoidable bumps and potholes on the road which he hopes will lead to greener grass.
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