Emilio Scotto is a Great Modern Traveler awardee. This is a great read about a man noted for his 10 year motorcycle journey around the world. 8 Dec The Longest Ride by Emilio Scotto, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. ‘The Longest Ride’ by Emilio Scotto. February 9, There are some books that enter folklore; journeys that were so extreme, or done on such an incredibly.

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The Longest Ride: My Ten-Year , Mile Motorcycle Journey – Emilio Scotto – Google Books

While he seems to ramble a bit and delve into some minute trivia, his overall book is an excellent example of exploring the limits of machine and man. Homage to Catalonia George Orwell. September Learn how and when to thhe this template message.

Come along, for the ride of a lifetime. The reviewer speculates that Scotto is too distracted by his own adventure, and by attractive women, and so the amazing series of places and events he witnesses goes to waste.

When, some years later, he found himself astride a black Honda Gold Wing motorcycle, Blue Road Ridf beckoned, and Scotto set off on a journey that would last more than a decade, take him virtually everywhere in the world, and land him in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Leaving his job as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company Emilio was well aware he’d never even traveled out of his country before. Back cover copy For his eighth birthday, Emilio Scotto’s mother bought him a world atlas.


She was his companion on the final four years of his trek. His girlfriend Monica Pino joined him and they were married in India.

This page was scottp edited on 2 Aprilat Non-fiction D H Lawrence. His tale of touring the world from Tunisia to Turkey, Petra to Afghanistan, Yugoslavia to Singapore, traveling miles enough to take him to the moon and back, is unlike any ever told.

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The Longest Ride : My Ten-Year 500,000 Mile Motorcycle Journey

Long Way Round Charley Boorman. In interviews, Scotto is known to make hyperbolic boasts on the importance of his adventures, such as “This is more than a trip around the world, it’s the biggest trip in the history of human beings. Riide no money or credit cards, and zero travel experience, Emilio bid farewell to his family, hopped on his motorcycle, and headed into the unknown. My library Help Advanced Book Search. With over photos, The Longest Ride” takes the reader along on Emilio’s ride as he relives this amazing, record-breaking adventure of a lifetime.

Emilio Scotto – Wikipedia

Dreaming Of Jupiter Ted Thr. Emilio Scotto took this epic advendure to new lenghts when he rode around the world on a motorbike for over 10 years visiting countries and 28 territories.


Intervention by the Motorcycle Club of Beijing helped him enter the country without any prepayment. How to be a Travel Writer Don George. The Kombi Trail Robert Cox. In Patagonia Bruce Chatwin. Destinations of a Lifetime National Geographic.

Highlights of the journey Throughout his journey Emilio was imprisoned five times, arrested on suspicion of drug dealing, for being a spy in Rwanda and for being an agent of the Libyan leader Col. Emilio Scotto wrote a book of his adventure called The Longest Ride. Cool Japan Guide Abby Denson. It went through one replacement engine, nine seats, twelve batteries, seven hundred litres of oil, forty-two thousand litres of gasoline and eighty-six tyres. The Persian Expedition Xenophon.

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