Robin Esrock’s success as a worldwide adventurer, journey author, TV producer and worldwide TV character was no accident, though it did begin with one. Struck down on his bike at a Vancouver intersection, Robin hobbled away with a damaged kneecap, and one yr later, a modest $20,000 insurance coverage settlement. It was simply sufficient for him pack up his issues, give up his job, and set off on a one-year solo round-the-world backpacking journey to 24 international locations. He named his journey Fashionable Gonzo, and dedicated to document his yr of residing dangerously, with on-line weekly reviews, images, movies, and interviews with each particular person he met. In doing so, he pioneered a brand new period of multi-platform, switched-on and wired-in journey journalism, resulting in adventures past his wildest goals.
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