Michelle is an architect and urbanist. in 2007 she temporarily put her profession on hold to participate in the Mundo por Terra Expedition. She wanted to live and enjoy her two greatest passions: nature and adventure. During the trip, Michelle has enhanced her skills in foreign languages, widened her horizons in architecture and, as a photographer, took hundreds of pictures.
An administrator with a post-graduate degree in marketing and finance, Roy has worked in several sectors of the Móveis Rudnick company. He is a musician, an off-road fan and skydiving practitioner. Roy believes this traveling experience has forever changed his life, and allowed him to develop new skills, including photography and writing, by narrating this book.
World by Land ... A Fascinating Trip around the World by Car
This fascinating book tells the story about a journey of a Brazilian couple (Roy and Michelle) who made a round-the-world trip by car crossing 5 continents, 60 countries and 160,733 km in 1,033 days. This narrative describes in detail subjects related to the trip, such as making the decision, changes in their lives, planning the trip, cultural differences encountered, curious passages and moments, a description of how it was living in 4 square meters of space, the couple's relationship (24 hours a day for almost three years), dealing with bureaucracies, friendships made, mechanical problems, a woman's life in the Islamic world, communication challenges, and other highly unique stories of great interest.
The stories follow the itinerary and are transmitted in a simple, light and engaging way to read. It is a book that reads and feels like a conversation among friends, between the reader and the travelers!
More than 10,000 copies of this book in Portugese have been purchased in Brazil. This translated version now allows English-speaking readers around the world to see the world through the travels of Roy and Michelle.
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