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The Sun In My Eyes: Two-Wheeling East

Josie Dew

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Prose: non-fiction, Travel writing

* The sequel to Josie's A RIDE IN THE NEON SUN.

* Armed only with her bike and a great sense of humour, Josie dew continues her epic journey through Japan.

Following on from the hugely enjoyable A RIDE IN THE NEON SUN, Josie takes us on the second part of her journey through Japan; a country whose keyword is peace, yet spends millions each year on high-tech armament. Josie's travels are as fascinating as they are varied; she endures a horrific storm at sea, samples the deadly puffer fish and visits the two cities which will forever symbolise the horror of war: Nagasaki and Hiroshima. But wherever she goes, no matter how remote or industrious the area, Josie encounters the friendly, quirky and unbelievably generous Japanese people, from those who load her down with cabbages and cans of Pocari Sweat to one couple who left her the key to their shop - and told her to sleep by the till!

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Praise for The Sun In My Eyes: Two-Wheeling East

  • tremendously welcoming country, discovered by a witty and intrepid traveller - GEOGRAPHICAL

  • Witty and illuminating - IRISH NEWS

  • Few can inspire you as much with the pure, simple, universal joy of cycle touring. Employers, watch out. - LONDON CYCLIST

  • The Sun in My Eyes is the fourth travel book by inveterate cyclist Josie Dew, telling the story of her second cycling journey around Japan. Arriving in Hong Kong, Dew finds a sea passage over to Japan. Having now amassed the almost incredible figure of 2 - For the reader, the pleasure in what follows is undoubtedly in Dew's unself-conscious admiration for the generosity of the Japanese. This makes her an

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Josie Dew

Josie has cycled 280,000 miles across 43 countries, some by accident. The survivor of 5 continents, several wonky knees and a handful of worn-out bottom brackets, she is still firmly fixed in the saddle. WIND IN MY WHEELS was shortlisted for the 1992 Travel Writer of the Year Award.

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