Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents

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With plenty of sunscreen and a cold beer swaddled in his sleeping bag, writer and botanist Jim Malusa bicycled alone to the lowest point on each of six continents, a six-year series of "anti-expeditions" to the "anti-summits." His journeys took him to Lake Eyre in the arid heart of Australia, along Moses' route to the Dead Sea, and from Moscow to the Caspian Sea. He pedaled across the Andes to Patagonia, around tiny Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, and from Tucson to Death Valley. With a scientist's eye, he vividly observes ...

Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents 2008, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781578051410

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