Mumbai, March 9 -- Starting at a point where most Indian travel stories begin - at a foreign airport, with an immigration officer asking to see a return ticket - journalist Rishad Saam Mehta's The Long Drive Home chronicles his adventures driving two Audi Q7 cars from Ingolstadt to Mumbai via a route that covers two continents and nine countries. The route would have to include a 10,000 km long detour, avoiding Pakistan, and instead going via Russia to Mongolia, China and Burma before entering India. After describing his attempts at explaining, with much difficulty, the absence of a return ticket to a suspicious officer at the Munich airport, Mehta apprises the readers of the events which led up to the undertaking of this ambitious project ...