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Lone Traveller

One Woman, Two Wheels and the World

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Lone Traveller by Anne Mustoe
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'You don't have to be twenty, male and an ace mechanic to set out on a great journey. I've cycled round the world twice now. I'm not young, I'm not sporty, I never train and I still can't tell a sprocket from a chainring or mend a puncture.' So speaks Anne Mustoe in the opening to this fascinating record of her second epic journey cycling around the globe from East to West. Using historical routes as her inspiration, Anne followed the ancient Roman roads to Lisbon, travelled across South America with the Conquistadors, pursued Captain Cook over the Pacific to Australia and Indonesia and followed the caravans along the fabled Silk Road from Xi'an to Rome.

Author Biography

Anne Mustoe read Classics at Cambridge and was the headmistress of a girls' school in Suffolk until 1987, when she left her job and embarked on her first solo journey around the world by bicycle. She is an established travel writer with a substantial following who lectures regularly on her adventures.
Release date NZ
February 10th, 2000
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1x8 b/w illustration section
Imprint
Virgin Books
Pages
256
Dimensions
130x194x18
ISBN-13
9780753504260
Product ID
1686819

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