Neil Peart, gifted percussionist and author for the Canadian rock set Rush, and his wife straying their 18 time period old female offspring in an machine misfortune in 1997. Almost a year to the day later, Neil mislaid his married person to metastatic tumor. Alone and struggling next to grief, of two minds whether he could go along on in duration minus them, Neil sets off on an amazing go of find and health-giving.
In this intrepid spree Neil, with his phantoms in tow, decides to labor into the planetary on his dependable BMW R1100GS motor vehicle. He travels northwesterly finished Canada, up to Alaska, past southwesterly finished British Columbia, into the United States and onward. In all, he covers 55,000 miles end-to-end North America, plus Mexico and Belize, on his motorcycle.