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To Oldly Go: Tales Of Adventurous Travel By The Over-60s

byDervla Murphy, Colin Thubron, Matthew Parris

Paperback | November 7, 2015

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A brand new collection of remarkable travel tales from 'Silver Travelers'. Dervla Murphy traveling in Havana at the age of 74, Matthew Parris swimming the Thames at 60, and Colin Thubron climbing the last stronghold of the Assassins in his 60s are among the writers recounting their adventures, often defying expectations - and the odds - and going outside their comfort zone to take a less-traveled path in later life. Published with participation from the Silver Travel Advisor, this single volume brings together contributions - some original, some previously published - from independent-minded souls whose experiences have been entertaining, amusing, thrilling, and even a little irresponsible. Other contributors include Roger Bray, 'Green Goddess' Diana Moran and our very own Hilary Bradt.
Jennifer Barclay is a writer and editor, specializing in adventurous travel stories. She co-edited the travel anthologies AWOL: Tales for Travel-Inspired Minds (Vintage Canada) and The Irresponsible Traveler: Tales of Scrapes and Narrow Escapes (Bradt). She is the author of two travel memoirs, Falling in Honey: Life and Love on a Greek...
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Title:To Oldly Go: Tales Of Adventurous Travel By The Over-60sFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.83 × 5.1 × 0.72 inPublished:November 7, 2015Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Oldies on the Move Dervla Murphy Introduction by Hilary Bradt A PHYSICAL CHALLENGE The Hat Anne Sigmon Via Ferrata Hazel Pennington Taking the Plunge Matthew Parris Atlas Traverse Chris Wright A Grave Matter James McCarthy Trek China Challenge Diana Moran Canoeing the Severn Libby James Solo Cycle around the World Ann Wilson WILDLIFE-WATCHING Yukon's Ice Bears Brian Jackman Lion Walking Joyce West Parahawking in Nepal Mary Jean Pramik Rafting the Barrenlands Geoff Hinchliffe My Creaking Bones Debbie Parrott A Meeting with Ganesh Penny Turner RISKS, SCRAPES AND STRANGE JOURNEYS The Last Stronghold Colin Thubron On a Road to Italy Elizabeth Pimm Gently Down the Stream John Carter Relic of the Raj Jane Wilson-Howarth Final Journey in Sierra Leone Ed Bridge Danger in Diyarbakir Eithne Nightingale No Risk, No Fun Roger Bray The Bad Luck Pagoda Keith Baillie DARING TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT. Thumbs Up Hilary Bradt Plodding to the Far Northwest Rosemary Fretwell A Horse Trek in Bhutan Sue Bathurst The Silver Steamers Sarah Pope Across the Desert on Camelback Robert Spence The Bishop's Cloak Pamela Hardyment Return to Kiev Katheryn Stavrakis Lesley CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH LOCAL CULTURES....... The Train from Havana Dervla Murphy Changing the World's Oldest Profession Arnold Shirek Chamove Beyond Google Earth Marilyn Lacey A Farm in the Cévennes Janet Rogers Roads to Savannakhet Susan Ross The Kindness of Strangers Nick Gibbons Last Days in Kadugli Ruth Keene TIME TO ENJOY THE MOMENT....................................... Wish You Were Here Kay Wiseman Tugela Gorge Jean Ashbury The Road Always Calling Owen Clough Charlie's Party Trick Julia Hammond Midnight Sun Malcolm Singer