72: Forest People and Picture Books

Shirley Hardy Rix and Brian Rix are seasoned world travellers and they have most recently been on a trip which includes Russia and the Stans. We’ve had them on the show in previous episodes giving us mini updates as to how their journey was going, and now, being back again in Australia, they have come on the show to share an incredible trip report including, at least our first introduction to, ’the forest people’ and how a motorcyclist travelling through their region was robbed and murdered. 

So, if you like mysteries and have ever been curious about motorcycle travel in Russia, bike shipping, internet access and how to overcome language barriers with one tiny book, then be sure to listen to this fascinating account of their experiences.

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