Cycling Home from Siberia

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2009 - Bicycle touring - 350 pages

'It is late October, and the temperature is already -40C...My thoughts are filled with frozen rivers that may or may not hold my weight; empty, forgotten valleys haunted by emaciated ghosts and packs of ravenous, merciless wolves.'


In 2004 Rob Lilwall arrived in Siberia equipped only with a bike and a healthy dose of fear. CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA recounts his epic three and a half year, 30,000 mile journey back to England via the forboding jungles of Papua New Guinea, an Australian cyclone and Afghanistan's war-torn Hindu Kush.
A gripping story of endurance and adventure, this is also a spiritual journey giving a poignant insight into life on the road in some of the world's toughest corners.www.cyclinghomefromsiberia.com

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Well, I enjoyed the travel aspects of it, but after a while he just keeps harping about how important Christianity and his faith is to him, and eventually that turns into how arrogant it is for anyone ... Read full review

Contents

Pa rt 1 EnglandSiberia
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SiberiaJapan 2 I
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The biggest church and the tallest flagpole
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About the author (2009)

Rob Lilwall studied geography and theology at University and, prior to cycling home from Siberia, was a geography teacher in England. He now writes and lectures worldwide about his experiences. He currently lives in London. CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA is his first book.

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