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Cycling Solo: Ireland to Istanbul. Hazel Edwards & Trevelyan Quest Edwards

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Paperback, 182 pages
Published December 1st 2012 by Brolga Pub. (first published January 1st 2006)
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Rhys
Apr 15, 2013 Rhys rated it really liked it
Most of us haven’t ridden a pushbike since our schooldays. Riding one 9,000km from Ireland to Istanbul sounds like one of those ideas that we might fantasise about, but never actually be mad enough to attempt.

Meet 30-year-old Darwinite Trevelyan Quest Edwards, who surprisingly didn’t assume his middle name just for his odyssey. What started as a blog to keep Trev’s family updated on his exploits grew to a sprawling, 180 page account of the horrors of fried gammon and why black Audis generally co
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Get Ahead Kids
Mar 06, 2013 Get Ahead Kids rated it it was amazing
This is an interesting and humorous book, adapted from the blog entries of Trevelyan Edwards as he embarked on a solo cycling trip from Ireland to Istanbul.

Enduring all kinds of weather, and strange looks from locals, Trevelyan made the trip with a minimal budget, a compass and often misleading tourist maps.

This is a great book for adventure and travel enthusiasts.
Hazel Edwards
Sep 26, 2011 Hazel Edwards rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Review; Cycling Solo; Ireland to Istanbul.


I surprised myself by quietly enjoying this travelogue, the type of material I generally steer clear of because it becomes self absorbed. Trevelyan's light touch reflected his bicycle adventure, an adventure so many young people undertake to mark their presence in life but the sense of wonderment he displays is focussed on things outside himself in the main.
Since the advent of the bicycle, this noble machine has offered anybody the opportunity to test h
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Hazel is a readaholic but also an author and Reading Ambassador.Her unconventional memoir is 'Not Just a Piece of Cake-Being an Author' .' Hijabi Girl' is her latest junior chapter book.
Although Hazel mentors her 'Hazelnuts' and helps people craft their ancestry in her popular workshops ‘Writing a Non- Boring Family History’,she’s best known for the children’s classic ‘There’s a Hippopotamus on Ou
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