Bob Dennis talks about his 1960s adventure with friends from Europe, riding motor scooters across the continent. Starting in Austria, they eventually made their way to Istanbul. After leaving Europe they passed through the middle east, and slowly made their way across Asia, heading back towards Darwin, Australia.
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