Round Ireland in Low Gear

'You've had some pretty crazy ideas in your life, Newby, but this is the craziest.' Grandmother Wanda Newby was exasperated after continuous rain, snow, and gales that knocked from her bike. Twice.

Round Ireland in Low Gear

'You've had some pretty crazy ideas in your life, Newby, but this is the craziest.' Grandmother Wanda Newby was exasperated after continuous rain, snow, and gales that knocked from her bike. Twice.

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Round Ireland in Low Gear
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Eric Newby
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-21 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

'You've had some pretty crazy ideas in your life, Newby, but this is the craziest.' Grandmother Wanda Newby was exasperated after continuous rain, snow, and gales that knocked from her bike. Twice.
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Language: en
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Authors: Eric Newby
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-05-02 - Publisher:

Having decided to explore Ireland by bicycle, Eric and Wanda Newby set out one December - not the best time to ride a bike around the highways and by-ways of the Emerald Isle, even when protected by thermal underwear. From the Cliffs of Moher to St Brigid's Vat, Dublin, the
Journeys in Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Martin Ryle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume offers a reasoned critical account of a wide range of travel writing about rural Ireland. The focus is on work by English travellers who visited Ireland for pleasure, from the ’scenic tourists’ of the post-Romantic period to Eric Newby in the 1980s. Ryle also discusses accounts by American
The Tourist's Gaze
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Glenn Hooper
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Cork University Press

Travel literature has been described by Jonathan Raban as "literature's red-light district". It defies peoples' beliefs, confuses expectations, crosses disciplinary boundaries and is linked to ethnography, journalism and biography. Yet for all that has managed to remain not only a visible but also an increasingly popular literary genre. This anthology
An Innocent in Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: David McFadden
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-06 - Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

When writer David McFadden sets out on a tour of Ireland, he is determined to so do in a relatively innocent state. Using as a guide only In Search of Ireland, a 1930 title by travel writer H. V. Morton, he plans to follow the same route, to try to