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Rugged Road By Theresa Wallach

Rugged Road

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Undeterred by nomads, sand drifts, heat, rain, rivers, breakdowns and politics, Theresa Wallach and Florence Blenkiron completed a journey - no roads, no backup (just straight across the Sahara through equatorial Africa, and South to the Cape) - in 1935, without even a compass!

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Rugged Road by Theresa Wallach

London to Cape Town overland by Panther and sidecar, pulling a trailer. No roads, no backup - just straight across the Sahara through equatorial Africa, and South to the Cape - in 1935, without even a compass! This is quite simply the most incredible Panther journey ever! Undeterred by nomads, sand drifts, heat, rain, rivers, breakdowns and politics, Theresa Wallach and Florence Blenkiron completed a journey that might well defeat a modern bike. From oasis to oasis arguing with the French Foreign Legion for permission to continue, and winning; fashioning a tow hitch for the trailer when it broke in the desert; rebuilding the entire engine from scratch in Agadez; meeting gorillas, lions and snakes on the road, staying in African villages and meeting an amazing variety of friendly and helpful people. Not to mention having an accident in Tanganyika (Tanzania) with the only car seen on the road for days!

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Table of Contents


Preface; Introduction by Barry M Jones; The Rugged Road -- the Start of the Venture; Reaching the Desert; The Sahara; The in Salah Sands; Life in the Oasis; The Hoggar Massif; Peeks in the Peaks; Agadez -- the Last Oasis; Stranded; South of the Sahara; Progress By Perseverance; Towards the Equator; Darkest Africa; The Southern Hemisphere; The Last Thousand Miles.

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GOR003037039
Rugged Road by Theresa Wallach
Theresa Wallach
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Panther Publishing Ltd
2001-01-01
150
0954791290
9780954791292
N/A
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