Rule No.5: No Sex on the Bus: Confessions of a tour leader, Issue 5

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Allen & Unwin, Jun 1, 2001 - Travel - 300 pages
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Crew Manual Rule No. 5 : Crew must not engage in sexual activity on board the bus with passengers or fellow employees.

Crew Manual Rule No.2 : learn all names on day one.

Crew Manual Rule No.3 : don't get lost.

But then, who follows the rules?

Brian Thacker confesses all as he reveals the best (and worst) of 20 trips as a tour leader around Europe. He tells how he fed passengers horse meat spag bog, hamburgers made from breakfast cereal and roosters' testicles. How he left a passenger standing by the side of a motorway in France for three hours in his underwear clutching a purple toothbrush and how, along the way, he lost his driver, his cook, his bus, 10 brightly coloured canal bikes, a large church and eventually his patience.
 

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User Review  - skinglist - LibraryThing

Honestly, I wasn't impressed by this book. Sure, it was amusing in parts, but didn't this guy have any sensible people on his tours? It kinda seemed like a collection of "idiots abroad" and though his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brittany - Goodreads

A very fun read about touring around Europe from the perspective of the tour leader. I laughed so much reading this. I definitely recommend it to anyone who likes traveling. Read full review

Contents

GOOD MORNING
1
LEDERHOSEN LAGER
36
CHOCOHOLICS CHEESEOHOLICS
83
ROMANS RED GARTER
141
PAELLA PORRONES
208
SNAILS SANISETTES
228
AFTERWORD
289
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About the author (2001)

Brian Thacker was born in England but didn't like the weather so he immigrated to Australia when he was 6. Brian has vast writing experience. He has written over a thousand postcards in his travels. He has worked as a tour leader, ski guide, advertising art director, silver service waiter, painter, barman, paper shredder, newspaper delivery boy and butcher's assistant. He lives in Melbourne with his wife Natalie.

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