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

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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


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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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