Drive…and grow rich!
The bestselling author of Investment Biker is back from the ultimate road trip: a three-year
drive around the world that would ultimately set the Guinness record for the
longest continuous car journey. In Adventure
Capitalist, legendary investor Jim Rogers, dubbed “the Indiana Jones of
finance” by Time, proves that the
best way to profit from the global situation is to see the world mile by mile.
“While I have never patronized a prostitute,” he writes, “I know that one can
learn more about a country from speaking to the madam of a brothel or a black
marketeer than from meeting a foreign minister.”
Behind the wheel of a sunburst-yellow, custom-built
convertible Mercedes, Rogers and his fiancée, Paige Parker, began their
“Millennium Adventure” on January 1, 1999, from Iceland. They traveled through
116 countries, including many where most have rarely ventured, such as Saudi
Arabia, Myanmar, Angola, Sudan, Congo, Colombia, and East Timor. They drove
through war zones, deserts, jungles, epidemics, and blizzards. They had many
They camped with nomads and camels in the western Sahara.
They ate silkworms, iguanas, snakes, termites, guinea pigs, porcupines,
crocodiles, and grasshoppers.
Best of all, they saw the real world from the ground up—the
only vantage point from which it can be truly understood—economically,
politically, and socially.
Here are just a few of the author’s conclusions:
• The new commodity bull market has started.
• The twenty-first century will belong to China.
• There is a dramatic shortage of women developing in Asia.
• Pakistan is on the verge of disintegrating.
• India, like many other large nations, will break into
• The Euro is doomed to fail.
• There are fortunes to be made in Angola.
• Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are a scam.
• Bolivia is a comer after decades of instability, thanks to
gigantic amounts of natural gas.
is the most opinionated, sprawling, adventurous journey you’re likely to take
within the pages of a book—the perfect read for armchair adventurers, global
investors, car enthusiasts, and anyone interested in seeing the world and
understanding it as it really is. Download and start listening now!