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message 1: by Trine (new)

Trine (trinespageongoodreads) | 8 comments Hi,

I'm new to this group.

Has anyone read either of these books?

Crusader: By Horse to Jerusalem by Tim Severin

Land of Eagles: Riding Through Europe's Forgotten Country by Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Happy Reading!

Trine :-)


message 2: by Andrea (new)

Andrea | 127 comments I haven't read those. I'm not a rider myself, but I greatly enjoyed Cameroon with Egbert by Dervla Murphy. Egbert, the horse, is really a big part of the story, but it would appeal to anyone who enjoys adventurous travel.


message 3: by Trine (new)

Trine (trinespageongoodreads) | 8 comments Thanks for the book recommendation, Andrea. :-)

Sounds like a great read.


message 4: by John (new)

John Might not be exactly what you're looking for but I'll throw out: On a Hoof and a Prayer: Exploring Argentina at a Gallop.


message 5: by Trine (new)

Trine (trinespageongoodreads) | 8 comments Another great suggestion. Thanks, John. :-)


message 6: by John (new)

John Although I have not read this one, Stewart is a good writer: In the Empire of Genghis Khan: An Amazing Odyssey Through the Lands of the Most Feared Conquerors in History - might be more what you're looking for?


message 7: by Trine (new)

Trine (trinespageongoodreads) | 8 comments Definitely a book I'd be interested in reading. :-) Sounds like a very thought-provoking read.


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