Distant Suns by Sam Manicom
This book, picks up along the trail from Sam's two previous books, Into Africa & Under Asian Skies and continues his journey around the world on "Libby", his trusty BMW R80GS motorcycle. Joined now by his partner Birgit, on her extensively renovated BMW R60/5, "Henry", they travel southern Africa and after much persistence, manage to book passage on a cruise ship to South America, travelling economy class and with the bikes stowed aboard as hand baggage!
So begins a journey the length of South America, with its highs, lows and maniac local drivers!
Sam's writings are detailed, descriptive and very easy to read. I found myself… Read more