Extreme Frontiers

Extreme Frontiers

Racing Across Canada From Newfoundland to the Rockies

Book - 2012
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Travelling mainly on his much loved bike, Charley explores the world's second largest country, home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man.
Publisher: London : Sphere, 2012.
ISBN: 9781847445599
Branch Call Number: 917.104 BOO
Characteristics: 201 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Gulvin, Jeff 1962-


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Jul 14, 2014

A great read !

Jun 19, 2012

Charley Boorman's starting to establish a reputation as a good travel writer in his own right, having had done several travel documentaries and tie-in books, both with his friend Ewan McGregor and on his own. In this book, Charley travels across Canada, from east to north to west, by various means, getting to know the country, meeting new people and undertaking things he wouldn't have thought he'd be doing. He's got a good, informal sense of style in the way he writes- pretty much the way he talks, and he keeps the reader drawn into the narrative. There's the odd glitch a Canadian would pick up on, mind you, but it's fun to see a foreigner's point of view in this way, visiting your homeland. Well recommended to those who liked Long Way Round and Long Way Down.

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