Dervla Murphy and her six-year-old daughter walked into the Karakorum mountains in the western Himalayas and along the Indus Gorge. Accompanied by a polo pony, they endured conditions that tested their limits of ingenuity, fortitude and courage. This is their story.
Dervla Murphy and her six-year-old daughter walked into the Karakorum mountains in the heart of the western Himalayas and along the perilous Indus Gorge. Accompanied by only a gallant polo pony, they endured conditions that tested their limits of ingenuity, fortitude and courage and, remarkably, with little loss of good humour. This is their story.
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About Dervla Murphy
Dervla Murphy was born in Co. Waterford, Ireland, of Dublin parents and still lives there. Since 1964 she has been regularly publishing descriptions of her journeys - by bicycle or on foot - in the remoter areas of four continents. She has also written about the problems of Northern Ireland, the hazards of the nuclear power industry and race relations in Britain.
Where the Indus is Young by Dervla Murphy
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