Amber, Furs and Cockleshells by Anne Mustoe
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Amber, Furs and Cockleshells
By Anne Mustoe

Amber, Furs and Cockleshells

Bike Rides with Pilgrims and Merchants

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Amber, Furs and Cockleshells by Anne Mustoe

Book Description

Myriad wonderful characters populate the pages of Anne Mustoe's fascinating book as she pedals along three very different, but equally evocative, roads - the Amber Route from the Baltic to the Adriatic, the Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River to New Mexico and the Pilgrims' Way of St James from Le Puy to Santiago de Compostela. Battling against ferocious winds in Jutland, blizzards in the Rockies, traffic jams of cyclists along the Danube and menus in Czech, Hungarian and Basque, Mustoe survives with her usual fortitude and wry humour, even when she is knocked off her bike by a short-sighted nonagenarian in a Fiat Panda.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780753509838
ISBN-10: 0753509830
Format: Paperback
(190mm x 128mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Virgin Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Anne Mustoe

Che Guevara and the Mountain of Silver by Anne Mustoe Che Guevara and the Mountain of Silver, Paperback (December 2007)

An account of a journey by bike and train through South America's colourful and historically interesting areas.

Cleopatra's Needle by Anne Mustoe Cleopatra's Needle, Paperback (March 2004)

An account of a phenomenal lone cycle ride - to the original site of Cleopatra's Needle at Heliopolis in Egypt. Leaving behind home comforts, Anne set herself the challenge of travelling close to water wherever possible - via the Seine and the Rhone, then alongside the Burgundy canal, the Po and the Venetian Lagoon.

Two Wheels in the Dust by Anne Mustoe Two Wheels in the Dust, Paperback (March 2002)

An account of an exhilarating journey round the Indian subcontinent. Beginning in Kathmandu in Nepal and ending in the tranquil hill town of Kandy in Sri Lanka, this book recounts Anne's journey with keen observation and the relish of the open road.

Lone Traveller by Anne Mustoe Lone Traveller, Paperback (February 2000)

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.

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Author Biography - Anne Mustoe

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.

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