Open for correction, this should most likely be a primary for the journey driving neighborhood on this scale of contribution. Sam Manicom a raconteur, mensch and distinctive literary artisan made this distinctive venture a actuality. Sam obtained a gaggle 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 gaggle of next-level skilled journey travellers and achieved storytellers.
To cap it off, Sam thought the photograph I took of Elsebie on Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia could be good for the duvet 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 individuals’ fingers itching to go create their very own tales and recollections.
“In a celebration of bike 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 individuals one thing enjoyable and optimistic to learn; leisure filled with “I didn’t know that” moments and encouragement to discover. The writer’ temporary has been to inform a narrative inside a chapter that highlights a kind of moments on the street when rapidly 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 rationale they’re on the market dwelling their desires when it all of a sudden 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 street 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 driving two-up, some trip in pairs, and there are solo riders too.
The launch date is Feb nineteenth however you may pre-order your copy now.
Amazon and Nook – On the time we doing the official launch we can be making the Kindle model stay and in addition the Nook and Amazon Print on Demand model too. The laborious copies could be despatched to most international locations on the planet.
About Sam the person that made this venture a actuality.
Sam realized to trip a motorbike and inside 3 months of beginning to trip, he set off to journey the size of Africa. His one-year journey was an eight-year, 200,000 mile, bike journey throughout 55 international locations around the globe. His 4 books Into Africa, Underneath 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 trip the 1971 BMW R60/5.
‘Sam Manicom might be probably the most revered, foremost, genuine, and most learn journey bike author at present. His knack for storytelling stands out from the gang 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 recreation we name journey bike journey and all the things 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 Subject,
- 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 street reworked from a skinny layer of mud right into a full-on mud stew that the tires may not sink their enamel into.”
“Herds of goats would faucet dance previous the entrance door, spitting noisily, as geckos slid ninja-like up the graceful 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 pictures wherever we pointed our eyes.”
“Waking up in a chilly sweat, I sat up making an attempt to clear my head and take within the environment. The place within the hell was I?”