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Book Title: Where the Indus Is Young: Walking to Baltistan|
Date of issue: February 1st 1995
ISBN 13: 9780006548010
The author of the book: Dervla Murphy
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 623 KB
Edition: HarperCollins UK
Read full description of the books Where the Indus Is Young: Walking to Baltistan:One winter, Dervla Murphy and her six-year-old daughter Rachel walked into the Karakoram mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas and along the perilous Indus Gorge. Accompanied only by a gallant polo pony, they encountered conditions that tested the limits of their ingenuity, endurance, and courage. Hair-raising, gloriously subjective, and with the quirky vitality of fiction, the resulting book is a classic of travel writing
Read information about the authorDervla Murphy is an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over 40 years. She is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ireland to India With a Bicycle, about an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Murphy is a famous speaker and writer on Palestinian issues. She seeks the dissolution of Israel in its entirety.
Murphy normally travels alone and unaided, without luxuries and depending on the hospitality of local people. When not travelling, Murphy lives in Lismore, as she has for most of her life.
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