Land Of The Long Wild Road

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Author: Bob Goddard
Edition year: 2004
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Land Of The Long Wild Road is an off-beat, observant and humorous journey around New Zealand.

Bob & Viv Goddard ride two small off-road motorcycles on gravel tracks, drovers’ routes and four-wheel-drive trails into the wilderness of this fabulous and unspoiled country.

With hilarious encounters and manic mishaps, they survive three-months and 11,000 kilometres of frequent soakings and occasional roastings as they battle with the elements.

Lured onward by the landscape’s awesome beauty and wide open spaces, their journey through rain forests and desert trails, up volcanoes and across river beds proves to be a life-changing experience. 

In remote outposts, sheep stations and towns, they meet larger than life characters who offer old-fashioned friendship, wonderful hospitality and endless entertainment.

Full of vivid flashbacks and improbable bodge-ups, their humorous take on life, New Zealand, motorcycling and the art of marital maintenance, this tale is as much a voyage of discovery of themselves as the land down under. Hop on board for the ride of your life.

Whether you are thinking of visiting New Zealand, planning a motorcycle trip, or just enjoy travel from the comfort of your armchair, Land Of The Long Wild Road will grab you by the seat of the pants and put a smile on your face.

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