True story of one mans determination, ingenuity and skill to escape from a hostile country against all odds and not give up until he was free. Tom Walker a British overland travel tour operator working in cooperation with the Turkish tourist office in London found himself trapped in Turkey with a group of 8 tourists in his care during the 1971 Turkish uprising.
Martial law had been declared, the army was in control of the country and For bringing scuba diving tourists to Turkey, as leader of the group Tom was arrested and accused of "Insulting the Turkish government, making it necessary to find a way out by sea for his companions before finally fleeing himself into the mountains in a Land -rover with 2 beautiful French girls. who with their beauty, wit and charm helped him evade the police and military road blocks that were being set up throughout Turkey to catch him. Tom eventually escaped in late afternoon by using the sun to dazzle the eyes of the armed Turkish border guards while he crashed his Land- rover at full speed across the Meric river bridge into Greece.
full of love danger and excitement this is the true story of a daring escape from Turkey by an innocent man being hunted for a crime he did not commit.