Jupiter's Travels in Camera: The photographic record of Ted Simon's celebrated round-the-world motorcycle journey

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For four years during the 1970s Ted Simon rode a motorcycle around the world, something no-one had ever done before. He described his adventures first in regular bulletins for The Sunday Times and then, after his return, in Jupiter's Travels, a book that has become revered as a classic of travel writing. Published by Penguin, Jupiter's Travels has sold nearly a million copies in the intervening years and has remained in print throughout that time, remaining a strong seller even today. Ted Simon ...
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Overview


For four years during the 1970s Ted Simon rode a motorcycle around the world, something no-one had ever done before. He described his adventures first in regular bulletins for The Sunday Times and then, after his return, in Jupiter's Travels, a book that has become revered as a classic of travel writing. Published by Penguin, Jupiter's Travels has sold nearly a million copies in the intervening years and has remained in print throughout that time, remaining a strong seller even today. Ted Simon took a decent SLR camera on the trip, but only a handful of his several thousand color photographs were included in Jupiter's Travels. These are now included in the book published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of his ground breaking trip.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857333575
  • Publisher: Haynes Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 640,514
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Robert Wicks, commercial and sponsorship manager for Suzuki in both the British Superbike and MotoGP One Championships, is an avid motorcycle adventurer who has traveled to more than 40 countries including Africa. He lives in Verwood, Dorset, England.
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