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Miles from Nowhere: A Round the World Bicycle Adventure

Barbara Savage

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ISBN 10: 0898861098 / ISBN 13: 9780898861099
Published by Mountaineers Books, 1985
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Title: Miles from Nowhere: A Round the World ...

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Edition: 1.

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* A well-loved, classic tale of adventure

* Read this and you'll find yourself recommending it to friends again and again
This is the story of Barbara and Larry Savage's sometimes dangerous, often zany, but ultimately rewarding 23,000 miles global bicycle odyssey, which took them through 25 countries in two years. Miles From Nowhere is an adventure not to be missed!
Along the way, these near-neophyte cyclists encountered warm-hearted strangers eager to share food and shelter, bicycle-hating drivers who shoved them off the road, various wild animals (including a roof ape and an attack camel), sacred cows, rock-throwing Egyptians, overprotective Thai policeman, motherly New Zealanders, meteorological disasters, bodily indignities, and great personal joys. The stress of traveling together constantly for two years tested and ultimately strengthened the young couple's relationship.
As their trip ends you'll find yourself yearning for Barbara and Larry to mount back up and keep pedaling. It's a story that makes you feel like you've grown right along with the author.

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