Moment Collectors – Twenty Travellers’ Tales from Around the World

Photo By: Sam Manicom

If you’re anything like us, when you’re not actually traveling, you’re planning and dreaming about traveling. To fuel your inspiration, Sam Manicom has released a new book called the Moment Collectors – Twenty Travellers’ Tales from Around the World. It’s the sort of read that will stoke your wanderlust and have you packing your panniers to hit the road pronto!

Photo: Birgit and Sam Manicom in Monument Valley

Moment Collectors is credited to Sam Manicom and friends. The anthology of stories celebrates overland motorcycling and getting out there to live your dreams. “Though by 20 very individual authors,” Sam said, “the chapters in The Moment Collectors all have things in common. Written by both experienced travelers and those who are relatively inexperienced, all the authors are addicted to making adventures come alive. Each chapter has one of those skin-tingling moments where the author is hit all of a sudden by a ‘This is exactly why I’m out here’ sensation.”

I think we can all relate to that.

Photo by Josue Isai Ramos Figueroa on Unsplash

As you pour through the pages, you’ll travel with the writers to the big sky plains of Mongolia, African Deserts, the far reaches of Alaska, breath-taking Andean backroads, and the rugged Trans-Labrador Highway. “Anyone who is a travel nut is going to relate to the tales within The Moment Collectors. There are stories full of challenges. There are adventures full of surprises and discovery. And there are chapters full of ‘I didn’t know that’ moments and laughter.”

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You may know world-traveling Manicom from his years of teaching at Overland Expo and his Moment Collectors contributors range from Tiffany Coates to Mark Donham to Tim and Marisa Notier. “As fans of Overland Expo,” said Sam, “it wouldn’t surprise me in the least if you know some of the contributors. I hope you’ll enjoy being introduced to the rest.”

Along with 70 illustrations (line drawings and black & white watercolor paintings), and 20 color photographs, The Moment Collectors vividly brings to life the magic of long-distance motorcycle travel. If you’d like to pick up a copy of Moment Collectors for yourself, Amazon has both paperback and Kindle. If you’d like a signed copy to keep in your tank bag to read by the campfire, you can get that from Sam’s website. However, you choose to read it, plan to be inspired.

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