"Two-Up" By Scooter to Australia

Michael Marriott


"Two-Up" By Scooter to Australia

  • Title: "Two-Up" By Scooter to Australia
  • Author: Michael Marriott
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Hardcover



Michael Marriott and his wife once crossed the Sahara in a twenty year old London taxi, and recounted their adventures in a book called Desert Taxi Three years later the same urge for bizarre and cheap travel led them to set out together bound overland for Australia riding two up on a motor scooter.Yugoslavia Bulgaria Turkey and Persia have roads, but in Afghanistan tMichael Marriott and his wife once crossed the Sahara in a twenty year old London taxi, and recounted their adventures in a book called Desert Taxi Three years later the same urge for bizarre and cheap travel led them to set out together bound overland for Australia riding two up on a motor scooter.Yugoslavia Bulgaria Turkey and Persia have roads, but in Afghanistan the road was usually nothing than a humped and gullied track across a grim, almost deserted land of mountain ranges, sandstone ridges and bare, scorched villages Every mile of travel in this country is a hazard, and with nothing but a scooter every hazard might have had serious results Yet, after some unpleasant set backs, the Marriotts emerged from Afghanistan and made their way through Pakistan and India, to Ceylon Steamer took them to Adelaide, but the faithful scooter carried them round the eastern half of Australia and across to Melville Island, reserved for aborigines whom they had come to observe This is a travel story of unusual character, told with humour and great vivacity.


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