A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World

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Virgin, 2002 - Travel - 290 pages
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When ex-headmistress Anne Mustoe gave up her job, bought a bike and took to the road, she couldn't even mend a puncture. 12,000 miles and 15 months later, she was home.

Her epic solo journey took her around the world, through Europe, India, the Far East and the United States. From Thessaloniki to Uttar Pradesh, from Chumphon to Singapore, she faced downpours, blizzards and blistering deserts, political turmoil and amorous waiters - alternated with great kindness from strangers along the way.

A Bike Ride is the first in the series of Anne Mustoe's successful and inspiring travelogues.

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User Review  - janglen - LibraryThing

Anne Mustoe was an amazing woman. This is the story of her first long distance cycle trip - 12,000 miles. It starts slowly but you soon get drawn into her adventure. She writes in a very low key way and this does mean that you can feel that you are getting only half the story. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

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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