It's On the Meter

Traveling the World by London Taxi
Product Number: EB00743223
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510717084
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

Three friends, one London cab, and 43,000-mile taxi trip in this tale of "high adventure filled with hilarity and mischief" (Levison Wood, author of Walking the Americas). When three friends, fueled by an alcohol-induced dream to travel the world, clicked "buy" on an iconic London cab they name Hannah, little did they know what they were getting themselves into. Leaving the Big Smoke in their vintage taxi, Paul, Johno, and Leigh began a 43,000-mile trip that would take them off the beaten track to some of the most dangerous and deadly places on earth. By the time they arrived home, they would manage, against all the odds, to circumnavigate the globe, and in doing so, break two World Records. It's On the Meter is an honest account of what it's like to drive a Black Cab around the world. From altercations with the Iranian Secret Police to narrowly escaping the Taliban, the trio's adventure is filled with hair-raising escapades. The friends give unforgettable descriptions of each country the taxi passed through and its people, and they help readers understand how to survive fifteen months on the road. Feel the fear, frolic in the fun, and meet the hundred passengers the taxi picked up along the way, as the authors take you on their action-packed journey. "This is the trip I would take if I were younger, braver, and lightly but certifiably out of my mind." -Bill Bryson, New York Times-bestselling author of Made In America "An inspiring story told with lashings of energy and humor." -Sir Ranulph Fiennes, explorer and author of To the Ends of the Earth

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Original Publish Date: May 02, 2017

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