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Adventure

When Che and Alberto leave Cordoba on their trip, Che is only twenty-three years old. He turns twenty-four during the trip. Alberto is closer to thirty, but they are both still young at heart. They went out on their trip on a whim, driven to see the countryside. They take significant risks, riding a motorcycle that continually breaks down, traveling alone in the mountains, hitchhiking across the country, traveling on a raft that they built, and even crossing the Andean desert with inadequate supplies of water. Sometimes Che and Alberto steal supplies and food. Other times, they use certain subtle cons to receive free food, room and housing. They live as hobos, with few funds, and make their way through Latin American by working for the money they need to get to the next town. When The Motorcycle Diaries is described as a political book, something is left...

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