A classic Road trip with a differnce. As an encore to her recent cross-country ride. Zoe calls on her loyal road dog friend to join her for part of a 2000 mile odyssey on two British retro motorbikes.
Zig-Zagging along the tropical Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coast of Florida, through the back troads of Florida Panhandle, Alabama and Geogia. This adventure uncovers the hidden gems of lesser known places in these beautiful southern states and introduces the reader to the extraordinary people she encounters along the way.
From areas of ectreme wealth and dire poverty, music venues lost in time and near misses on teh road. These eclectic stories will make you shiver, cry and laugh out loud.
Her curiosity for getting under the skin of America brings out a fresh new perspective for any sort of traveller.
Zoe Cano, whose name means Life," is an adventurous traveller, writer, and photographer. Born in Hereford, England, she moved to live and work in Paris for ten years before working in New York and, finally, Boston, with extended periods in Brazil and Asia for the international events and exhibition business. She still travels extensively, often taking her beloved Triumph Bonneville motorbike. Zoe now lives in London and is also the author of the highly successful Bonneville Go or BustOn the Roads Less Travelled.
About the Author vPrologue vii Map Southern Escapades xii Creating Another Road Trip 1A Land of Surprises 7Back on The Road 21Cotton Picking Good! 37Thousands of Two Wheels! 53Alabama Blues 65Christmas Tree of Bikes 79Rainy Night in Georgia 91Gator Hat 109Barrier Island Paradise 121Sarasota Circus 135Garden Ghosts 147Lost on the Highway! 159Ace of a Day! 173Race to Daytona 189Do Journey's Really End? 207 Appendix 215Acknowledgements 219