Janapar: Love, on a Bike [NOOK Book]

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Sometimes the hardest part of a journey is knowing when it's over.

When twenty-three-year-old Tom Allen and his friends set off from their English village to cycle around the world, they were expecting physical hardship, extreme conditions and a serious case of culture shock. But the hours spent poring over maps could never have prepared them for the experience of life on the road: the petty squabbles, the extreme hospitality, the unexpected ...

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Janapar: Love, on a Bike

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Overview

Sometimes the hardest part of a journey is knowing when it's over.

When twenty-three-year-old Tom Allen and his friends set off from their English village to cycle around the world, they were expecting physical hardship, extreme conditions and a serious case of culture shock. But the hours spent poring over maps could never have prepared them for the experience of life on the road: the petty squabbles, the extreme hospitality, the unexpected joys and dangers.

And then Tom meets Tenny, a feisty Iranian-Armenian girl with dreams of her own, and hits a crossroad. Should he give up his grand plan for the girl he loves, or cycle off and risk missing out on the greatest adventure of them all?

Also an award-winning documentary.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045560122
  • Publisher: Tom Allen
  • Publication date: 12/27/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

At the age of 23, Tom Allen quit a perfectly good career in IT in favour of a life of penniless, wandering itinerancy. He set off with a three-wheeled bicycle, a tent and a video camera, leaving his Midlands home with a madcap idea to cycle round the globe. Fate, however, had other ideas, and eight months into his ride, alone in mountains during a bitter Caucasian winter, he met Tenny -- the girl who would change the course of his journey and then his life.After four saddle-sore years spent cycling across three continents, Tom sat down to write the book that would tell this personal tale of adventure and romance in full. 'Janapar' was published in early 2013, alongside a feature-length documentary created from Tom's raw footage by BBC producer-director James Newton.Tom continues to write and travel as a full-time occupation, and runs a popular adventure cycling blog at tomsbiketrip.com. He still has no fixed abode.
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