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Friends in a Hundred Places: 43 Years of Traveling the Back Roads of the Us and Canada William F. Mason

Friends in a Hundred Places: 43 Years of Traveling the Back Roads of the Us and Canada

William F. Mason

Published May 21st 2006
ISBN : 9780595386222
Paperback
176 pages
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With just his motorcycle, his tent and the open road, author Bill Mason ventures from his native Virginia to chat with an eclectic mix of people in the small towns of twenty-three states and seven Canadian provinces and explores the differentMoreWith just his motorcycle, his tent and the open road, author Bill Mason ventures from his native Virginia to chat with an eclectic mix of people in the small towns of twenty-three states and seven Canadian provinces and explores the different cultures in Fargo, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. In Friends in a Hundred Places, Mason relates the intimate details of his journey and conversations. He visits local bars and swimming holes, and sleeps in tents, barns, and empty cars. Mason works at odd jobs that include repairing a tractor, shoveling grain in a granary, and building an aqueduct to bring mountain water to a farm. He deals with flat tires and engine problems, and makes friends with a wandering evangelist.With Mason, youll experience lonesome days in northern Ontario, a street party in New Brunswick, foot stompin in Nova Scotia, eating lobster on the beaches of Maine and life in a west va. Coal town. But its Masons special interpretation of freedom and the joys of motorcycle travel that lie at the heart of Friends in a Hundred Places. Take a moment to savor life on the open road and indulge in the passion of adventure.