Going the Wrong Way, by Chris Donaldson

A coming of age story like no other. Chris escapes Belfast, on his Moto Guzzi
Edition year: 2021
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Going the Wrong Way. A ‘coming of age’ road trip like no other.

Chris leaves the Belfast Troubles behind and creates his own trouble. It’s a wild ride but Chris tells a cracking yarn that will keep you going to the bitter-sweet end.
Ted Simon, Author, Jupiter’s Travels

What a gem of a book. The journey Chris described was vivid, raw, and humorous. It takes the reader back to more innocent times, before technology shrank the world, and motorcycling adventures became stage managed.

A truly awesome read – an engaging, raw, honest and absolutely enthralling adventure!
As an adolescent troubled by the Belfast (IRA) “Troubles” of the 70’s, Chris strikes out on a worldwide voyage of self-discovery and brings the reader with him to share the experiences.

Since the Stone Age, the Walkabout has been an Aboriginal rite of passage. When adolescent boys wander aimlessly through the bush on a journey with no particular destination, to make the spiritual transition from boy to man.
It’s a time for self-assessment and deep thought, to learn about himself without the influence of his elders, friends, or family. It’s a physical and psychological journey.

Chris didn’t look like an Aboriginal adolescent as he set off from Belfast on his café racing Moto Guzzi. But it was the same motivation that drove him to set off on a journey of self-discovery. 
But when the Iranian revolution stopped the planned 10,000-mile motorcycle road trip to Australia, he ends high in the Andes, 50-odd thousand miles later, before returning to Belfast. 

What an amazing adventure in the days before Google maps, mobile phones and social media. At times breath-taking when going through some hairy situations along with the best of Belfast humour.
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