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SIMON, T.: Dreaming of Jupiter (Unabridged)

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Hong Kong : Naxos Digital Services US Incorporated 2018.
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Contents:
Dreaming of Jupiter ( 11 sec. )
Prologue ( 02 min., 04 sec. )
Chapter 1 ( 05 min., 04 sec. )
It was May 1974 and Brazil... ( 06 min., 41 sec. )
Chapter 2 ( 08 min., 59 sec. )
Bruno was a small man in a shiny brown suit. ( 08 min., 56 sec. )
In true bureaucratic fashion the UN bosses never said yea or nay ( 09 min., 18 sec. )
There were about a thousand miles in Africa... ( 09 min., 36 sec. )
Of course, publicity surrounding my departure would certainly help CW ( 07 min., 26 sec. )
Chapter 3 ( 06 min., 56 sec. )
Luckily my days with Manfred and his family... ( 07 min., 55 sec. )
Chapter 4 ( 11 min., 27 sec. )
Chapter 5 ( 08 min., 59 sec. )
I had no qualms coming up to the Libyan frontier. ( 08 min., 14 sec. )
In the morning I went to see Shukra Tours... ( 10 min., 04 sec. )
Libya is a huge country... ( 11 min., 15 sec. )
Chapter 6 ( 14 min., 52 sec. )
Chapter 7 ( 14 min., 44 sec. )
Chapter 8 ( 11 min., 36 sec. )
For two days, while the Sudanese embassy was closed ( 12 min., 40 sec. )
Chapter 9 ( 12 min., 59 sec. )
If a country that seems to have a policeman for every ten citizens is a police state,then this is one. ( 11 min. )
Chapter 10 ( 08 min., 24 sec. )
Tom, the Canadian, was lying on the deck... ( 09 min., 40 sec. )
When I found Wadi Halfa, hiding behind some rocks ( 08 min., 52 sec. )
Chapter 11 ( 09 min., 44 sec. )
If the news of the missing motorcycle bothered Manfred he didn't show it ( 14 min., 44 sec. )
The going was better after that... ( 14 min., 20 sec. )
Chapter 12 ( 14 min., 09 sec. )
Chapter 13 ( 08 min., 39 sec. )
Of course, this tiny border town I was aiming for... ( 10 min., 21 sec. )
The falls themselves were no danger... ( 12 min., 32 sec. )
Chapter 14 ( 14 min., 46 sec. )
Chapter 15 ( 10 min., 30 sec. )
Chapter 16 ( 13 min., 29 sec. )
The road bed is flat earth, and about twenty feet wide ( 09 min., 34 sec. )
Chapter 17 ( 12 min., 12 sec. )
While Peira and I were trying, the two policemen came back ( 13 min., 34 sec. )
Chapter 18 ( 08 min., 59 sec. )
Next day Yoav and I were on our way again... ( 09 min., 37 sec. )
The cab was very noisy and conversation was difficult ( 08 min., 16 sec. )
Chapter 19 ( 10 min., 21 sec. )
Later, from Morogoro I take the wrong road... ( 06 min., 19 sec. )
The road down to Nkhata is a long sequence of potholed hairpins ( 13 min., 07 sec. )
Just like elsewhere in Africa... ( 13 min., 33 sec. )
Chapter 20 ( 08 min., 19 sec. )
Chapter 21 ( 06 min., 37 sec. )
The hotel had cable television... ( 08 min., 28 sec. )
Chapter 22 ( 10 min., 05 sec. )
I rode for a long time, trying to maintain a sense of direction ( 07 min., 31 sec. )
Chapter 23 ( 13 min., 54 sec. )
Chapter 24 ( 09 min., 37 sec. )
Chapter 25 ( 08 min., 42 sec. )
Chapter 26 ( 14 min., 52 sec. )
Chapter 27 ( 11 min., 15 sec. )
Chapter 28 ( 12 min., 15 sec. )
Today I finally forced myself to admit... ( 08 min., 49 sec. )
Chapter 29 ( 10 min., 36 sec. )
So I had chosen to ride across the weir... ( 09 min., 39 sec. )
José too all the bags and boxes into the cab... ( 11 min., 48 sec. )
It came as a shock to realise how much... ( 10 min., 29 sec. )
Chapter 30 ( 08 min., 21 sec. )
The following four days that got me to Ayacucho were quite remarkable ( 11 min., 41 sec. )
The descent from Huancayo to Lima... ( 03 min., 15 sec. )
Chapter 31 ( 09 min., 48 sec. )
Popayán, again, was an easy objective for me... ( 11 min., 02 sec. )
At the clinic I met a handsome young doctor... ( 08 min., 28 sec. )
Chapter 32 ( 10 min., 14 sec. )
Another thought was that the topes had finally got me. ( 13 min., 32 sec. )
Chapter 33 ( 11 min., 07 sec. )
Chapter 34 ( 07 min., 33 sec. )
At times the jeering jester took a break. ( 07 min., 45 sec. )
Chapter 35 ( 11 min., 04 sec. )
Graeme Howie had offered me a bed... ( 11 min., 10 sec. )
Chapter 36 ( 09 min., 27 sec. )
In 1975, passing through Ecuador on my Triumph, ( 11 min., 23 sec. )
Chapter 37 ( 09 min., 36 sec. )
The weather looked good enough. ( 07 min., 33 sec. )
Chapter 38 ( 11 min., 11 sec. )
Another early start. It's New Year's Eve... ( 10 min., 47 sec. )
Chapter 39 ( 09 min., 28 sec. )
At this point it started to rain heavily... ( 09 min., 57 sec. )
Chapter 40 ( 09 min., 40 sec. )
With new-found confidence we rode around Bangkok looking at the sights. ( 10 min., 13 sec. )
For all her stated loathing of 'coupledom', Malu tried her best to be half a couple. ( 10 min., 41 sec. )
Chapter 41 ( 11 min., 59 sec. )
Chapter 42 ( 11 min., 37 sec. )
But the lorries of India are splendid,moveable feasts of colour and humour. ( 12 min., 17 sec. )
The one thing Malú and I did together was to go inside the palace of the Maharajah of Boddghaya. ( 13 min., 34 sec. )
Chapter 43 ( 12 min., 39 sec. )
Chapter 44 ( 12 min., 58 sec. )
Chapter 45 ( 11 min., 51 sec. )
The bike, of course, had to be crated... ( 10 min., 52 sec. )
Chapter 46 ( 11 min., 11 sec. )
Chapter 47 ( 08 min., 48 sec. )
Following the example of my deckhand on the Zoe G. ( 11 min., 55 sec. )
Epilogue ( 05 minutes, 09 sec. )
Participant:
Degas, Rupert, Reader -- Simon, Ted, Author
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Naxos Digital Services electronic collection.
Streaming audio.
Contributor:
Simon, Ted, Author
Naxos Digital Services US
Publisher Number:
9781781981863
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.