Walking Home from Mongolia Paperback

Ten Million Steps Through China, from the Gobi Desert to the South China Sea

by Rob Lilwall;

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Walking Home from Mongolia

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'Cycling Home from Mongolia' author Rob Lilwall's unique adventure through freezing China from Mongolia to Hong Kong - this time on foot.

Several years have passed since he returned from his life-changing, three-and-a-half-year bike ride home from Siberia and amateur adventurer Rob Lilwall has itchy feet once more. Now his adventurous spirit leads him to deepest Mongolia, setting out on foot this time, on a very long walk back home to Hong Kong. Rob and his cameraman companion Leon take a 3,000 mile hike through the dramatic landscapes and extreme temperatures of back road China - in winter. In this page turning tale of endurance and survival, we visit a host of rarely seen parts of rural China and hear fascinating stories from the people who dwell in the remote plains of the Gobi Desert.

Rob writes with humour and honesty about the physical hardships of his trip and reflects on the absurdity of life, the importance of faith and on the benefits of not taking oneself so seriously.

Walking Home from Mongolia by Rob Lilwall was published by Hodder & Stoughton in November 2013 and is our 28579th best seller. The ISBN for Walking Home from Mongolia is 9781444745283.

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"I'm not sure Rob Lilwall knows it, but he has penned a two-wheeled classic. I wanted to rise up singing and strap on my bicycle clips." — The Guardian (for CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA)

"Lilwall has a wonderful ability to inspire trust in his readers." — The Guardian (for CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA)

"Lilwall's story is a remarkable one...enhanced by the fact that he has a writer's skill for conveying a sense of place." — The Sunday Telegraph (for CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA)

"A rite of passage adventure, full of thrills, excitement and endurance tests." — The Irish Times (for CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA)

"Rob Lilwall is such a transparently decent, honest and likeable bloke that it is difficult not to become involved in the highs and lows of his journey...Ever since Odysseus, the traveller has returned home to find himself wiser and more fulfilled than when he departed. Rob Lilwall is no exception." — TES (for CYCLING HOME FROM SIBERIA)

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Details for Walking Home from Mongolia

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherHodder & Stoughton (November 2013)
Number of Pages304
Thickness26 mm
Height232 mm
Width154 mm
Product Code4066034
Page last updated 4th February 2017
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