South From the Limpopo

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Overlook Press, 01.03.2001 - 432 Seiten

This powerful book places the complex and apparently insoluble problems of South Africa in a new light, and movingly exhibits the great love she and the people she met share for the country.

Dervla Murphy has been recording her travel experiences—treks through (among other places) India, Transylvania, and several countries in Africa—for well over thirty years. In South from the Limpopo, she continues her writings on the African continent, bringing her unique insights to the still-troubled country of South Africa.

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LibraryThing Review

Nutzerbericht  - danoomistmatiste - LibraryThing

Intrepid traveller Murphy cycles her way across South Africa during the momentous events of 1994 when power was transferred from Afrikaners to the ANC led by Nelson Mandela. This book is however not ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - amerynth - LibraryThing

I absolutely loved Murphy's "Full Tilt" about her ride to India on a bicycle, so I really looked forward to reading "South from the Limpopo" about her bicycle trips in South Africa. However, I found ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2001)

Dervla Murphy has written more than twenty books recounting her adventures all over the world on foot, mule, bicycle, and just about every other conveyance imaginable. Her books Full Tilt, Eight Feet in the Andes, The Waiting Land, Muddling Through in Madagascar, On a Shoestring to Coorg, Cameroon with Egbert, Transylvannia and Beyond, The Ukimwi Road, and South from the Limpopo are available from The Overlook Press.

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