Author(s): Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers managed the Quantum Fund with George Soros in the 1970s. He always dreamed of taking a trip around the world on his bike. He set out to reveal and learn about developing countries and the investment markets. This volume follows his progress over six continents and 65,000 miles by land.
"Eclectic and didactic, yet strangely compelling." -- Business Age
PART I: DUNQUIN TO TOKYO. 1. A flight to Russia. 2. New York. 3. Crossing Europe. 4. Linz. 5. Central Europe. 6. On to Istanbul. 7. Old Turkistan. 8. China. 9. Xi'an. 10. Xi'an to Beijing. PART II: TOKYO TO DUNQUIN. 11. First class in the first world. 12. At the edge of the world. 13. Across the wild Tayga. 14. Siberia. 15. Ulan--Ude, Zima, and Kansk. 16. Novosibirsk and west. 17. Moscow. 18. On to Ireland. Part III: DUNQUIN TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. 19. Africa: The Sahara Desert. 20. Sub--Saharan Africa. 21. Down a Lazy River. 22. Home of the always victorious warrior. 23. Escape. 24. Zambia and the Great Zimbabwe. 25. Botswana. 26. South Africa. Part IV: ROUDNING THE HORN. 27. Overland Down Under. 28. The Uttermost edge of the world. 29. Buenos Aires. 30. Chile and Easter Island. 31. On the shining path. 32. On Darwin's trail. 33. The Darien Gap. 34. The canal to the Rio Grande. 35. Home and beyond. Afterword. Appendix I: How we Packed for Our Twenty--Two--Month Motorcycle Trip. Appendix II: Daily Log. Index.