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Che Guevara and the Mountain of Silver: By Bicycle and Train Through South America

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Intrepid ex-headmistress Anne Mustoe dusts off the bicycle clips once more and embarks on a remarkable journey through South America. Following in the bike tracks of Che Guevara, Anne retraces the route this iconic revolutionary figure once tread, as documented in Motorcycle Diaries. A second route takes her to Potosi, the highest city in the world, as she travels to the Mountain of Silver. Beautifully written and wonderfully evocative, this travelogue charts an epic journey by bike and train through South America's most colorful and historically interesting areas.

About the Author

Anne Mustoe studied classics at the University of Cambridge in England and was the headmistress of a girls school until 1987, when she embarked on her first solo journey around the world by bicycle. Her previous books include A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World and Lone Traveler: One Woman, Two Wheels and the World.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753512746
Author:
Mustoe, Anne
Publisher:
Virgin Books
Subject:
South America
Subject:
South America - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
South America Description and travel.
Subject:
Bicycle touring -- South America.
Subject:
TRAVEL / South America
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B/W ILLUSTRATION SECTION
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 1 lb

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