Bearback, The world overland

cover of "Bearback, The world Overland"
Author: Pat Garrod
Edition year: 2010
HorizonsUnlimited description:

Imagine jacking it all in, packing your life into a 41-litre pannier and riding into the sunset. Bearback is the story of two GPs who did just that, downing stethoscopes to take off on their motorcycle, The Bear, to see the world. A story of high adventure, determined resourcefulness and personal discovery it’s also a tale of freedom and love. For anyone who has considered escaping the rat race, even for a second, it’s an inspiring read.

Hardback 2010 (reprinted 2012)
Paperback 2013 (available Oct 2012)

Hardback edition is £16.95 and the paperback £13.95

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HorizonsUnlimited reviews:


Sir Ranulph Fiennes: “A remarkable journey. Searching, honest, uplifting.”

National Geographic Traveller: “An inspired travelogue, dispelling the myth that remarkable journeys are out of your grasp.”

RIDE: “Belts along at a cracking pace. Stylish and good quality.”

Real Travel: “I didn’t want this enthralling book to end. If you only read one travelogue this year, make it this one.” Book of the Month, February 2011.

Travel Africa: “We’ve all dreamed about it - quitting the job, packing up the house, and hitting the road for the adventure of a lifetime. Few do it, and even fewer do it as well as Pat Garrod.”

Customer Comments:

 - “exciting, humorous, thought-provoking and inspiring. I couldn’t put it down.” Margaret, UK.

 - “A most compelling read.” John, UK.

 - “well written, amazing story.” Dave, UK.

 - “beautifully written…you will be inspired.” Lavina, UK.

 - “A dangerous book it challenges and enthuses you to follow suit and head out to explore.” Alastair, UK.

 - “What a fabulous adventure. A beautifully written book that was full of excitement, drama and even romance. I loved all the incidental historical, political and geographical information that really gave me a fuller picture of each country they travelled through.” Katy, UK.

 - “The book is exceptionally well written, a skillful blend of mystery, local politics, history, humor, travelogue, human spirit and love story. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a great read.” Frank, USA.

“There have been a lot of motorcycle travel books with Ted Simon starting it all with ‘Jupiters Travels’ and until now no one had improved on his work. ‘Bearback’ has set a new standard and is simply the best I have read.” Bob, UK.

 - “Brilliant. Initially daunted by the size of the book I was continually surprised that the story flowed so well between each adventure. Extremely well written.” CPMurr, UK.

We accept no responsibility for any of the above information in any way whatsoever. You are reminded to do your own research. Any commentary is strictly a personal opinion of the person supplying the information and is not to be construed as an endorsement of any kind.


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