Lone Rider – Elspeth Beard

Lone Rider - Elspeth Beard

Lone Rider – Elspeth Beard
epub | 19.45 MB | English | Isbn:B07DY8BZL1 |
Author: Elspeth Beard | PAge: 367 | Year: 2017


Description:

In 1982, at the age of just twenty-three and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6.Reeling from a recent breakup and with only limited savings from her pub job, a tent, a few clothes and some tools, all packed on the back of her bike, she was determined to prove herself. She had ridden bikes since her teens and was well travelled. But nothing could prepare her for what lay ahead.When she returned to London nearly two and a half years later she was stones lighter and decades wiser. She’d ridden through unforgiving landscapes and countries ravaged by war, witnessed civil uprisings that forced her to fake documents, and fended off sexual attacks, biker gangs and corrupt police convinced she was trafficking drugs. She’d survived life-threatening illnesses, personal loss and brutal accidents that had left permanent scars and a black hole in her…

Category:Adventurer & Explorer Biographies, Travel Biographies & Memoirs, Travel

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