‘The Longest Ride’ by Emilio Scotto. February 9, There are some books that enter folklore; journeys that were so extreme, or done on such an incredibly. The Longest Ride by Emilio Scotto, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. For his eighth birthday, Emilio Scotto received a World Atlas. Promptly he announced his plan to make a route that would pass through all the.
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This page was last edited on 2 Aprilat Book starts off a bit slow but gains momentum once Emilio starts his travels. This is his story, a thrill ride that begins in his native Argentina, crosses Panama in the tumultuous time of Noriega, Mexico in the midst of an earthquake, and finds him broke in L. Views Read Edit View history.
It’s about this crazy Argentinian who sets out to ride around the world on an GoldWing! Emilio Scotto A 10 year motorcycle adventure around the world Man and machine traveling around the world.
It’s an interesting interview great modern traveler award. Flap copy Hopping aboard the Black Princess, his Honda Gold Wing, Emilio Scotto set out on a record-breaking smilio tour that lasted more lonest a decade. Scotto’s odyssey was often perilous, including journeys through Nicaragua in during its civil war and Kuwait prior to the invasion by Iraq. When, some years later, he found himself astride a black Honda Gold Wing motorcycle, Blue Road One beckoned, and Scotto set off on a journey that would last more than a decade, take him virtually everywhere in the world, and land him in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Interview with Emilio Scotto Rids. As an adult, through a melding of fate, karma, and luck, he got his hands on the most amazing machine: Retrieved from ” https: With over photos, The Longest Ride” takes the reader along on Emilio’s ride as he relives this amazing, record-breaking adventure of a lifetime.
This section of a biography of a living person needs additional scootto for verification. Thus began a decade-long journey that landed him in the Guinness Book of World Records. Review quote Friction Zone, July “Scotto is a natural born story-teller who is able to effectively relate much of the excitement of his trip into the Longest Ride. Leaving his job as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company Emilio was well aware he’d never even traveled out of his country before.
Emilio Scotto took this epic advendure to new lenghts when he emmilio around the world on a motorbike for over 10 years visiting countries and 28 territories. This is his story, a thrill ride that begins in his native Argentina, crosses Panama in the tumultuous time of Noriega, Mexico in the midst of longwst earthquake, and finds him broke in L.
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But a long-simmering dream to travel the world eventually got the best of him. Back cover copy For his eighth birthday, Emilio Scotto’s mother bought him a world atlas. Come along, for the ride of a lifetime. Read more about Emilo Scotto during this great interview with a man than took the brass ring of travvel and drove it around the world: Worth a read and makes a great conversation started on the ottoman in my living room.
Come along, for the ride of a lifetime. Man and machine traveling around the world. Scotto was not able to arrange to bring his motorcycle into North Koreabut he was able to walk by foot the demarcation zone separating that country from South Korea. Alternatively, the reviewer suggests that the limitations of the author’s “pedestrian prose” are the reason he seems unable to appreciate the exotic scenes and diverse people he meets.
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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Book starts off a lojgest slow but gains momentum once Emilio starts his travels. Today Emilio runs a travel company www. But a long-simmering dream to travel the world eventually got the best of him. While he seems to ramble a bit and emipio into some minute trivia, his overall book is an excellent example of exploring the limits of machine and man. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions In interviews, Scotto is known to make hyperbolic boasts on the importance of his adventures, such as “This is more than a trip around the world, it’s the biggest trip in the history of human beings.
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The Longest Ride : My Ten-Year 500,000 Mile Motorcycle Journey
It went through one replacement engine, nine seats, twelve batteries, seven hundred litres of oil, forty-two thousand litres of gasoline and eighty-six tyres.
Save it for reality TV. Please help by adding reliable sources. The Best Books of This is the best book on motorcycle adventure travel I have read so far. Breaching the Iron Curtain, crossing the Berlin Wall at Checkpoint Charlie, being blessed by the Pope, set upon by cannibals in Sierra Leone, fleeing Somalia on a freighter, Scotto’s adventures would be unbelievable if they weren’t true.
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Highlights of the journey Throughout his journey Emilio was imprisoned five times, arrested on suspicion of drug dealing, for being a spy in Rwanda and for being an agent of the Libyan leader Col.
Where he writes about his incredible journey along with over photographs.
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