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By Jim Rogers

Mythical investor Jim Rogers offers us his view of the international on a twenty-two-month, fifty-two-country motorbike odyssey in his bestselling business/adventure e-book, Investment Biker, which has already bought greater than 200,000 copies.

Before you make investments one other buck wherever on the planet (including the United States), learn this e-book via the guy Time journal calls “the Indiana Jones of finance.”

Jim Rogers grew to become a Wall road legend whilst he co-founded the Quantum Fund. Investment Biker is the interesting tale of Rogers’s worldwide motorbike journey/investing journey, with hardheaded suggestion at the present country and destiny course of overseas economies that would advisor and encourage traders attracted to overseas markets.

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They have been a French couple on their honeymoon who had got down to bicycle around the Sahara. They have been remarkably chipper and in strong spirits. It had taken them ten days to pedal throughout what to date had taken us 5 days. a number of miles later we stumbled on an Italian headed north whose bike had damaged down. We provided to take him again south to Arlit, yet he refused, scared of wasting his motorbike to bandits or the desolate tract. Our tanks have been low, so we swapped him water for the fuel he now not wanted. He was hoping a truck could come alongside and provides him and his bike transportation north, yet I had significant doubts. feel this was once one of many much less frequented wilderness trails? Remembering the tales we’d heard in Tam approximately humans by no means coming back from the barren region, I’ve usually puzzled if that Italian motorcyclist continues to be there awaiting a truck, his stripped motorbike and skeleton a grim reminder of the Sahara’s unforgiving harshness. ultimately we hit the flat a part of the wilderness close to its southern rim. Small thorn timber informed us there needed to be water within reach. Tabitha was once grinning madly as we moved alongside at thirty-five miles an hour, the airborne dirt and dust in lengthy, excessive coils at the back of us. She used to be delirious we’d made it throughout, shouting and waving. I felt stable, too, relieved we hadn’t been a kind of who had died during this Martian panorama of attractiveness and loss of life. This were a tricky a part of the journey, days of sweaty attempt, yet we’d come via with no undue mishap. As we barreled alongside, over and over I sang: Oh, see, C. Rider See what you've got performed. You’ve made me love you once we stopped for water, nonetheless grinning Tabitha stated, “When i used to be within the first grade, I went ice skating one Sunday for the 1st time. I keep in mind how I felt while i used to be in a position to skate around the complete pond by means of myself—I saved announcing to myself, ‘Proud! Proud! Proud! ’ That’s how i believe today—Proud! Proud! Proud! ” every little thing replaced once we crossed from Algeria into Niger. We have been popping out of North Africa, an Arabic-Islamic tradition, into Arlit, which, whereas nonetheless Islamic, was once the 1st monstrous urban of black Africa. As we crept south, the monotonous dunes became damaged rocks, weeds, and scrub, the 1st development we had obvious in days. With just a couple of miles left to Arlit, we observed smoke. We handed a French-run uranium mine and an airstrip. The toward Arlit, the higher the line. The sand the following used to be packed not easy and we made nice time. We hit a four-lane dust highway, no doubt the following to supply entry to the uranium mine. Arlit, one other tourists’ city, used to be a mix of previous and new, dust huts and sleek homes. at times topless buxom ladies with items on their heads and infants on their backs sauntered earlier the open butcher retailers and proprietors cooking meat and doughnuts on fires. We sat in a café and drank sizeable brown bottles of African beer, most unlikely to reserve in the street again in a strict Islamic tradition. A wave of rest unfold over us because the paraffin lamps flickered at nighttime and black faces smiled in our path. After our jitters approximately being americans in Arabic North Africa, it felt awfully strong to be right here.

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