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  • Jupiter's Travels

  • By: Ted Simon
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
  • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365

On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London. Over four years he rode 64,000 miles round the world. Breakdowns, revolutions, war, a spell in prison, and a Californian commune were all part of his experience, which was colored variously by utter despair and unimaginable joy. He was treated as a spy, a god, a welcome stranger and a curiosity

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eloquently Written ~ Exquisitely Told

  • By Joseph on 10-13-15

Favorite narrator

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-18

‘00 r1150gs owner myself. What an amazing narrator! He does various accents of the other characters superbly - not over-performed, just the right amount to put you into the scene. The story got long-winded at times for me, greatly enjoyed Africa, lost it for me in the Americas, loved Australia and India. Would be curious to read the follow-up works