Two Wheels in the Dust is an account of one woman's journey by bicycle from Kathmandu in Nepal to Kandy in Sri Lanka. Following in the path of the characters Rama and Sita from the Sanskrit epic The Ramayana. Ms Mustoe's phenomenal journey is full of rich experiences and enlightening incidents. The book is packed with anecdotes and beautifully written episodes of her marvellous adventures of time spent in the company of fascinating characters. It is a delight for aspirant and seasoned travellers alike and, with the Indian subcontinent as the focus of the book, the spiritual aspects of her travels are explored in detail - as is the breath taking scenery. Featuring a map of her route and her own photographs, this is a story told with humour, keen observation and the relish of the open road.
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.