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Feet of Clay: On Foot Through Australia Ffyona Campbell

Feet of Clay: On Foot Through Australia

Ffyona Campbell

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ISBN : 9780752826035
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Ffyona Campbell was thirteen when she first dreamed of walking around the world. At sixteen she walked from John OGroats to Lands End- at eighteen she walked 3,500 miles from New York to Los Angeles- at twenty-one she broke the mens world recordMoreFfyona Campbell was thirteen when she first dreamed of walking around the world. At sixteen she walked from John OGroats to Lands End- at eighteen she walked 3,500 miles from New York to Los Angeles- at twenty-one she broke the mens world record by walking 3,200 miles from Sydney to Perth in ninety-five days. In April 1991 she began her monumental 10,555-mile trek from Cape Town to Tangiers, the penultimate leg in her round-the-world hike. Related with frankness and intimacy, this is the story of a wilfully independent young womans journey across Australia. Traversing some of the toughest country in the world, whe endures dehydration, tarmac-melting heat, and blisters that outnumber the flies. Her money runs out and her relationship with her back-up driver alternately sustains and devastates her. Not only a compelling adventure, Feet of Clay is the realisation of a dream...