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Paperback and Digital Travel Books by Nick Adams

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Any income will go towards further hiking or old Guzzi adventures in remote places.

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"Canada is blessed with thousands of kilometres of empty roads which seem to wind on forever through forested hills and between still blue lakes. What better way to explore them than by riding 40 year old Italian motorbikes, famous for their dodgy electrics and sparse dealer network. 40 year old bikes, aged rider, thousands of kilometres of virtually unserviced empty roads in the middle of bear, wolf and blackfly infested wilderness - what could possibly go wrong?"

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Forty years is a long time to be away. Travelling on foot and by motorbike, Nick Adams discovers that while many things have changed, the things he loved; the hills, the pubs, the back roads and yes, even the weather, are undiminished. 

Join Nick as he hikes the length of Wales, hitting all the high spots. Then follow him up the spine of England on the Pennine Way, through brutal February weather. On his third trip, circumstances conspire against him. The original plan was to walk from Chepstow all the way to the Lake District. It didnít quite work out that way. Lastly, follow Nick across the North York Moors at night, then on across the country to the Cumbria coast. 

As if the snow, rain and endless miles werenít enough while hiking, jump on the back of the motorbike and ride from Scotland to Devon via Norfolk, dodging hypothermia, then through the Lakes, the Pennines and Wales. 

Nickís idea of a good time seems to involve bad weather, difficult terrain, stealth camping and innumerable pubs. This is one manís view of a country he loves, told in a simple, engaging style.  Come along for the ride.

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 It's March, and the snow is lying on the hilltops as Nick Adams sets off along the Pennine Way to enjoy a bit of solitude and to rediscover something of the country he left behind when he moved to Canada thirty years before. Despite the thousands of people who walk on the Pennine Way, as Nick discovers, there's still plenty of solitude, and perhaps even a little bit of danger to be found in those hills. 

This is the illustrated, stand-alone version of this trip account. It also appears as a chapter in my book "Actually, I'm English: rediscovering my homeland on foot and by motorbike" - also available on Amazon as a paperback or digital version.

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