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Eight feet in the Andes : travels with a mule in unknown Peru

Author: Dervla Murphy
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The eight feet belong to Dervla Murphy, her nine-year-old daughter Rachel and Juana, an elegant mule, who together clambered the length of Peru, from Cajamarca near the border with Ecuador, to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital, over 1,300 miles to the south, travelling at high altitude and with only basic necessities. Despite extreme discomfort and occasional danger, mother and daughter, a formidable duo, were  Read more...
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Named Person: Dervla Murphy; Dervla Murphy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dervla Murphy
ISBN: 9780719565168 0719565162
OCLC Number: 978610650
Description: 320 pages : maps ; 20cm.
Responsibility: Dervla Murphy.

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A fascinating tale of extreme travelling on foot and by mule in the high Andes.  Read more...

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Dervla Murphy is always an honest and endearing companion, so stout of heart and physique that she almost belittles her achievement * Sunday Telegraph * There is nothing so dramatic as mountains Read more...

 
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