Full Tilt

Ireland to India with a Bicycle
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Author(s): Dervla Murphy
Genre: Travel
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD46906
Released: Sep 17, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781094057125
Narrator/s: Emma Lowe
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Full Tilt is the inspiring true story of Dervla Murphy's 1963 journey from Ireland to India on an Armstrong Cadet bicycle and the trials, landscapes and cultures she encountered along the way. The route takes her through the valleys and snowy mountain passes of Europe and India to the scorching deserts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, where the metal of her bicycle, Rozinante (named after Don Quixote's steed), becomes too hot to touch. She travels alone, without luxuries, sleeping on the floors of teahouses or on blankets outdoors, vulnerable to wild animals, insects and thieves. However, she is often met with generosity and kindness, and shares many meaningful encounters with the locals. Her portrayal here gives a fascinating insight into the unique communities of the Middle East in the early 1960s.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Dervla Murphy
Narrator(s): Emma Lowe
Genre: Travel
Product Number Z100110244
Released: Jun 28, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN: #9781781982594

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