Use these discussion questions to guide your next meeting.

ABOUT THE BOOK

This is the true story of a young man’s epic bicycle journey from England to India. Traveling more than eight thousand miles, he encounters all manner of adventure, from the curious company of a butterfly in the wilds of Iran to the aftermath of a coup in Kandahar, Afghanistan—from navigating the foreign yet welcoming Muslim world, where he learns the basics of Islam, to the journey’s end in mystical India, where he arrives at an understanding of what it means to be free.

THE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

What do you think led the author to leave England? When in your life have you left behind something familiar and safe, and what drove you to take that leap?


What would you have taken with you on this journey that the author did not? Why?


The author describes his two companions and what they meant to him as they traveled the globe together. How important is the support of your friends in your own life's journey?


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