Back in 1992 I managed to persuade the BBC to let me go to Kanas, buy two horses and set off along the 2,000 mile long Oregon trail. Six months of sweat, heat, desert, mountain and wonderful people. It was the experience of a life-time.
The story is available as a book from here
it was also told over nine half hour radio shows
right click and save the files - and then play them on your mp3 player or phone
they might play with a straight click