A three month odyssey through the United States of America and Canada, covering more than 12,000 miles by car, train, ferry, snowmobile and inflatable tubes.
Join the author (and his long-suffering girlfriend) on their spectacular adventure of a lifetime as they:
Cross Canada by VIA Rail!
Snowmobile in the Rocky Mountains!
Take in the strip joints of New Orleans!
Attend an Ultimate Fighting Championship event in Las Vegas!
Sleep in an Ice Hotel!
Challenge the authority of Disney World despots!
and get chased out of Georgia by murderous locals!
From the safety of your armchair, read about their adventures in New York, San Francisco, the Redwood forests, the Grand Canyon, Big Sur, Niagara Falls, Florida Keys..... the list is almost endless!
The perfect book for anybody thinking of visiting North America.
Thoroughly revised 2012 edition.
This book is available as part of the collected travel writing of Steve Roach – the large format deluxe illustrated paperback ‘Terra Firma Travels’ is now available on Amazon, featuring the following four books all bundled together:
Cycles, Tents and Two Young Gents
STEP IT UP!
Next Time, We’re Flying Somewhere Sunny
Mountains, Lochs and Lonely Spots
About the author:
Steve Roach works in multiple genres including travel writing, fiction and illustrated children's books (with artist Simon Schild). With a large selection of books garnering impressive reviews, Steve's output is diverse, sometimes thought-provoking, entertaining and always interesting.
Working within the Independent market gives Steve the freedom to explore some unusual ideas and avoid being pigeon-holed. Without the marketing resources of a mainstream publisher, readers have to search out Steve's work but once they have they usually stick around to see what's coming next. A number of Steve's books have reached the #1 spot in the bestseller charts on Amazon in their respective categories. During the last 3 years, nearly 50,000 people have read his work. For an 'indie' author, this is a tremendous achievement.