By Brian Thacker
No matter if you are an explorer or a vacationer, the adventure usually proves to be extra interesting than where you arrive at. let alone extra alarming, unique, striking, harmful or farcical. All of that's lovely heavily attached with the mode of delivery you are depending on - from obdurate mule to historic airplane. Brian Thacker has been at the look-out for strange autos ever on account that he travelled down the Ovens River within the Victorian Alps on a rubber internal tube while he was once 9 years previous. the following he writes approximately his so much memorable trips, together with his journey at the Trans Siberian convey, his pub move slowly at the London tube, his trip down the east coast of Australia in a truck and a camel safari with a very grumpy camel.
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