A Life on Wheels: Biking Alone from Newfoundland to Latin America, 1999-2004

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Creative Publishers, 2007 - Travel - 264 pages
This is a journey by bicycle from Canada to Patagonia, Argentina. It is an anecdotic account of the author's experiences, covering technical and emotional aspects, descriptions of landscapes and encounters with people. He originally wrote the text as a lasting record for his own enjoyment buthopes it might be useful for anyone planning a bike ride in Latin America, no matter whether in an armchair or on a saddle.

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The First Welcomes and Rejections
Meeting Coons Cajuns and Chicanos
Hidden History and Hospitality

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About the author (2007)

Martin Lobigs immigrated from Germany to Canada in 1976 at the age of 19. Since 1992, he has been residing in St. John's, Newfoundland, where he has worked with refugees, as an inspector for an engineering company, a self-employed handyman and a freelance contributor to The Telegram newspaper. He has a bachelor degree in Forest Science and an MA in History.

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