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Wanderings

The chance discovery of his parent's journals was all it took to upset Matthew's plans for a sedate life.

THE ESCAPE COMMITTEE
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The chance discovery of his parent’s journals was all it took to upset Matthew’s plans for a sedate life. In 1967’s Summer of Love, they had abandoned their jobs and set out across a Europe wrestling with post war confusion and new philosophies. Braving earthquakes, riots and juntas to explore their new frontier, they navigated through the ashes and optimism, learning that teabags are the only true currency. Miraculously, this was all achieved without mobile phones, satellite navigation or Facebook.

But is there any of that raw adventure or romance left under the slick veneer of modern Europe, or has the innocence of travel forty years ago vanished amidst the proliferation of tourism?

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To suggest this is a 'great first book' doesn't do it justice... Look out Mr Bryson there's a new and very enjoyable rival out there...
Rod Buckle
Great read for all generations with wry observation to rival Bill Bryson.
Wow!! What else can I say? I loved this book. His writing is impressive and inspirational. You will find it hard to put it down…
Jane Donoghue
An Amazing Adventure
Superbly written book oozing nostalgia as Matthew retraces the steps his parents too many years ago in an old Austin Cambridge
David Sellars
The romance and nostalgia of travelling beautifully portrayed

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