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Who tries to ride deep into Iraq just to see if the news reports are accurate, ends up joining a street demonstration against someone else's government, or sticks their arm between the jaws of a wild mountain wolf-dog?

After the success of his first book, In Search of Greener Grass, Graham Field hits the road again with his bargain-basement KLR650, recording his experiences in his inimitable and revealingly honest diary style. The Caucasus region is often overlooked by travelers, but Graham may inadvertently be about to change all that.

A single pivotal event can transform any journey, and accepting rather than fighting that moment can have glorious consequences for the traveler. In this instant the result ensures a fantastic exploration of eastern Europe and beyond, the discovery of a hidden gem in Georgia, and meanderings that leave us all much richer.

Ultimately, Eureka is an almost accidental realization that we cannot control our mood on the road, but merely embracing it can be the most enlightening travel experience of all. 

©2018 Graham Field (P)2019 Graham Field

What listeners say about Eureka: Finding the Line Between Desire and Contentment, Then Riding It

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You have to read this

Another awesome adventure with Graham, this guy really makes the most of what he has, makes me look sad in comparison. So if you can’t do it then read about how he has.

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Living the dream thorough you

I enjoyed t this second book as much as Graham's first, why? The no nonsense narration and honesty.
Oh and best line went something like "needle dropping off the speedo like the over dosing arm of a smackhead"
Or something like that anyway 🤣🤣. I laughed out loud. Great effort once again Graham cheers 🍻

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Puntastic Graham gets into many Punny situations

this is the second book of Sam's I have listened to, I truly enjoy how he quickly all but reluctantly at times addapts.
Bravo

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Second Book - Second Win

Yet again Graham has put together a great listen that is sure to entertain and enthuse most readers.

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Encore!

Can't get enough of Grahams adventures! I love his positive attitude and energy - which make his dummy spits all the more entertaining :) Please keep riding and writing mate, it's a gift to us all!

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Bring on the next book

I don’t know if it’s the accent or what but the way Graham reads his own book brings another level to the story.

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Another great listen...

As with Graham’s first book, this one does not disappoint. Ride along on an adventure as exotic to most of us as an Eskimo at a beach party, yet as familiar as the sense of uncertainty we can all relate to when faced with saving face or setting our own agenda.

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Great book

I have enjoyed this just as much as the first book
Definitely recommending to anyone who aspires to do some motorcycle travelling
Can’t wait for the next one

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  • 08-11-2021

An excellent life travel story

The author's simple honesty combined with his sense of humor makes for a great story about a real person seeking to live outside the box.

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  • Alex Reponen
  • 17-06-2020

Entertaining honest and captivating

Another hit Graham. Always love to hear the fulls story, not just the fit-for-public-consumption highlights. Love it Graham!. Well done!

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  • Don
  • 09-07-2019

Enjoyable for adventure motorcycle riders.

I really enjoyed the story since I am an avid long distance adventure rider. However, being American, I had to determine through context what some of the slang words used in the book actually meant. His description of the scenery, road conditions, people he encountered, etc... gave me a good visual of what he witnessed. I didn’t care for the fowl language used unnecessarily.

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  • alexander
  • 28-06-2019

good book

Different than his previous book greener grass. both were good I like this one the best hoping he records his third book. keep riding keep dreaming keep searching. stick around till the very end for the song haha

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  • Ed H.
  • 10-05-2019

I really enjoy the writer.........................

even though he's hard on GS owners rocking touratech...haha. I enjoy that he is real, I agree with a lot of his perspective and disagree with some. Overall, it's inspiring.

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  • Buster
  • 28-03-2019

slow start but worth sticking around for the rest

Loved it. Kept watching chapter count wishing the book would grow more so I could listen longer. Kept waiting for a left turn and the journey continuing.

The sprinkling of puns was quite a treat.

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  • James R. Wilday
  • 12-03-2019

What an incredible journey.

Graham takes you on a journey as if you are with him, riding right next to him, experiencing the world through his incredible words. Give me more!

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  • Jeffrey Burrus
  • 28-02-2019

fun

I enjoyed the structure a day by day account of a memorable trip. it was good

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  • Theodore John
  • 12-02-2019

Graham satisfy again

Graham's first audio book was a complete joy and I felt his laughter, his humor, pain and frustration. After finishing that audio book I thought "Now here's a bloke I could see having a laugh with". He's a long hair like me, likes metal and drinks tea. tops in my book. I just finished his second audio book "Ureka" and my thought was reaffirmed. Thanks Graham for taking me on that journey with you, it was a good laugh. One side note. Despite its vague reliability, the KLR is the most wretched motorcycle ever created. I could never own anything that ugly.

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  • Marc
  • 07-02-2019

Great job Graham

Love your truthful insights of your travels. Great audiobook. Thanks for sharing your stories with the world.

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  • Sismith
  • 26-05-2021

ungrateful

I've never heard somebody in such a privileged position complaining so much. I got 2/3 through and gave up.

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  • Mark Tomlin
  • 24-07-2021

Great listen

What an fantastic journal of your travels.
Throughly enjoyable and informative.

From an Adventure Bike Rider

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  • Alan B.
  • 06-07-2021

Witty overlander Graham Field hits the mark again

listening to Graham recount his journey you can really hear the emotions in his voice. He is clearly very passionate about his adventures and its infectious

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 19-05-2021

Really enjoyed this book

Very funny and well narrated, really enjoyed this and have now downloaded another book of Grahams. Felt like I was riding the journey with him, takes some courage to ride through some very dangerous locations, loved it!

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  • J Kennedy
  • 28-04-2021

Brilliant, loved listening to it.

Really enjoyed listening to the book. I like the diary format as it give you a sense of travel in itself.

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  • rm woolley
  • 06-04-2021

Brilliant!

This is the second book I have listened to by this author, I really enjoyed it. Funny and relatable Flids travels have become favourites in this sector. I can't recommend them enough.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-04-2021

Great read

Superb book, graham's story telling is addictive. Looking forward to the next one. Rock on

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  • Dr. J. Lane
  • 26-03-2021

cracking book

I read this book as a paperback some years ago but have just listened to it as the audiobook version, with Graham's dulcit tones narrating the journey.
I thoroughly enjoyed the book, and the audiobook came alive again.
It's hard to write a sequel to a brilliant book like Greener Grass, and although completely different, this book is just as good, and certainly as funny and entertaining as his original. Highly recommended if you enjoy the real adventure, done on a shoestring, without the need for the Touratech catalogue, and a cynicism for the armchair adventurers.

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  • Angad
  • 21-03-2021

brilliant and captivating

loved it. cant get enough of it. your honest sharing of your experience couldn't bave been better

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-03-2021

fantastic

I've listened to two of his audiobooks so far this one has to be the best absolutely fantastic what an inspiration what a story

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