witnessing a possibly fatal accident Eric and
Murray discover something about themselves that
will guide them through their lives. By the time
they get to Las Vegas the little tiffs and arguments
have escalated and a final blowout prompts Murray
to head to Vancouver by plane and Eric makes the
long trip home in a car with virtually no brakes.
Fortunately fate draws Eric and Murray together
years later and they remain lifelong friends.
a helicopter flight over the Orange Bowl prepped
for Super Bowl V to watching Apollo XIV lift off
from Houston's Manned Spacecraft Center, Eric
and Murray realize the world has much to offer
outside Toronto. Florida and Mexico provide relaxed
days on the beach and nights interrupted by sleep
talking and sleep laughing. Temperatures hit record
lows and Murray swears he sees a kangaroo while
camping in Florida; good times. In Mexico they
experience incredible hospitality from the wonderful
local people who offer their assistance at every
with sociological observations and pop culture
of that early seventies era, this is the journal,
complete with photographs, of a road trip taken
in 1971 by two young men just out of high school.