Open for correction, this should in all probability be a primary for the journey using neighborhood on this scale of contribution. Sam Manicom a raconteur, mensch and distinctive literary artisan made this distinctive venture a actuality. Sam acquired a bunch of journey moto lovers as a pure celebration to do an anthology of extraordinary advmoto journey tales in a single e book.
‘The Second Collectors’! Such a becoming title for the twenty travellers’ tales from across the World.
To be requested by Sam to be a part of this venture was such an unimaginable honour. Particularly being a part of a bunch of next-level skilled journey travellers and completed storytellers.
To cap it off, Sam thought the picture I took of Elsebie on Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia could be excellent for the quilt of the e book. I’ve no phrases, it’s such an extremely proud and humbling expertise for me. We really hope the energetic inspirational tales on this e book could have folks’ fingers itching to go create their very own tales and reminiscences.
“In a celebration of motorbike overlanding, twenty authors share the surprises and all of the pure drama of journey; no hype, however the enjoyable, the laughter, the excessive factors and the lows, the challenges and the outcomes.“
The intention is to present folks one thing enjoyable and optimistic to learn; leisure filled with “I didn’t know that” moments and encouragement to discover. The writer’ transient has been to inform a narrative inside a chapter that highlights a kind of moments on the highway when abruptly you get the feeling. ‘Sure, that is what it’s all about!’
Woven into every story you’ll uncover the second the place every writer discovered the explanation they’re on the market dwelling their desires when it abruptly and splendidly involves life. Each motorcyclist and journey fan will take pleasure in sharing the pure pleasure of those moments.
The Second Collectors shares twenty epic vivid experiences of the adventurous life on the highway from Africa, Central Asia, South and North America, and Europe. It’s a motley crüe of overlanding motorcyclists contributors, some are massively skilled globe-riders however within the combine are noobs who’re new to exploring on two wheels and even others using two-up, some experience in pairs, and there are solo riders too.
The launch date is Feb nineteenth however you possibly can pre-order your copy now.
Amazon and Nook – On the time we doing the official launch we can be making the Kindle model dwell and likewise the Nook and Amazon Print on Demand model too. The arduous copies may be despatched to most international locations on the planet.
About Sam the person that made this venture a actuality.
Sam realized to experience a motorbike and inside 3 months of beginning to experience, he set off to journey the size of Africa. His one-year journey become an eight-year, 200,000 mile, bike journey throughout 55 international locations around the globe. His 4 books Into Africa, Below Asian Skies, Distant Suns (Southern Africa, and South and Central America) and Tortillas to Totems (North America)
Sam met his companion Birgit in New Zealand in 12 months two of his epic journey, she joined him for the latter 4 years throughout Africa (once more), South, Central and Northern America. Sam and Brigit nonetheless experience the 1971 BMW R60/5.
‘Sam Manicom might be one of the crucial revered, foremost, genuine, and most learn journey bike author right this moment. His knack for storytelling stands out from the group resulting from his eager notion of individuals and cultures and his deep love and keenness for bike journey.
In a world inundated with superficial no-substance media and social media, Sam’ writing nonetheless conveys the innocence, authenticity and real love for the mixed sport we name journey bike journey and all the pieces it encompasses.
Tales in The Second Collectors have been written by these authors:
- Claire Elsdon,
- Geoff Hill,
- Spencer J Conway and Cathy Nel
- Brian Rix and Shirley Hardy-Rix,
- Edd Hely
- Lisa Morris and Jason Spafford
- Mark Donham,
- Graham Discipline,
- Tiffany Coates,
- EmmaLucy Cole,
- Tim and Marisa Notier,
- Christian Brix,
- Helen Lloyd,
- Michelle Lamphere,
- Travis and Chantil Gill,
- Simon and Lisa Thomas,
- Daniel Byers,
- Geoff Keys,
- Michnus and Elsebie Olivier,
- Sam Manicom with Birgit Schuenemann.
- With illustrations by Simon Robert and foreword by Lois Pryce.
“The highway reworked from a skinny layer of mud right into a full-on mud stew that the tires might now not sink their enamel into.”
“Herds of goats would faucet dance previous the entrance door, spitting noisily, as geckos slid ninja-like up the sleek concrete and disappeared deep into the cracks within the partitions…”
“Snowcapped stratovolcanoes and mountain peaks soared within the distance. At this excessive altitude, the clear, crisp, chilly air made for vivid, sharp photographs wherever we pointed our eyes.”
“Waking up in a chilly sweat, I sat up attempting to clear my head and take within the environment. The place within the hell was I?”