Nicole's Diary

A Companion Book to the Documentary Film, The 25,000 Mile Love Story

Nicole Roetheli
Serge Roetheli

Dunham Books (publisher)

Two years after having linked Ushuaia (Argentina) to Fairbanks (Alaska) while covering more than 24,000 kilometers, with him running and her at the handlebars of a motorcycle, Serge and Nicole Roetheli of Valais (Switzerland) took to the road again in February 2000 for a world tour lasting more than five years. At the end of their crazy adventure, they had traveled some dizzying distances40,912 kilometers (25,422 miles)which is the equivalent of nearly a thousand marathons, sixty-three months of running, six continents traversed. And how many glances exchanged? Nicole, during this whole time of adventure deux, has recorded her impressions, her outrages when confronted with injustices and inequalities, her joys of sharing, her times of sadness, and her happiness of living a different way. Nicoles Diary includes fascinating journal entries and stories of children they met in jails, orphanages they visited, poverty and snakes they encountered, malaria that they survived, broken bones, and the treacherous weather along the way. In undertaking this run their goal was always to make progress in the search for humanityin all of mankind.

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