Stuff that helped us prepare.
Met Nick for a cozy lunch in New York. He laid down the law and told me how this will go down.
He could read me like a book, all the worries and all the questions. Its like he has done this before…
PanAmerican Travelers Association
Real people, real stories, happening NOW.
Join the group if you are tired of looking out of your office window.
IOverlander website and app.
Amazing resource for finding a place to spend the night: official campgrounds, random places to sleep in the car, hotels, etc.
“Long Way Round” by Ewan McGregor and Mr. Charley BOOOOORMAN
Actually BOUGHT and READ this book, i know hard to believe that anyone still does this.
But it was 2007, things were different back in the day.
“Two Wheels Through Terror: Diary of a South American Motorcycle Odyssey” by Glen Heggstad
DO NOT read this if you are having second thoughts about this trip.
DO read this if you want to survive your trip.
“Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values” by Robert M. Pirsig
This shit is a classic. Spend the $7 on Amazon, treat yo self.
“Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway” by Simon Richmond
……”Oh, it’s just 2 weeks of drinking with Russkies on the Putin train”……
Get the book, educate yourself on the beauty and expanse of Mother Russia.
“Adventure Motorcycling Handbook” by Chris Scott
This is definitely going to help me fix my Land Cruiser.
“One Man Caravan” by Robert Edison Fulton Jr.
God….another book about a bike? Yeah, wanted to do this journey on a bike.
Wife said “NO”.