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3.0 out of 5 stars A hard route round, 13 Dec. 1999
This review is from: The Ukimwi Road: From Kenya to Zimbabwe (Paperback)
Dervla Murphy is a remarkable woman. To embark (and complete) this cycle ride is an amazing experience, especially alone and at a more mature age than the usual 20 year olds who have a go at this. The book reflects a more thoughtful person travelling through the country and is a very personal reflection of both the journey and Dervla Murphy's growing awareness of the ravages of AIDS in the region. What emerges is a very personal account of the journey which provides a thought provoking contrast to the tourist images of the area. Read this book if you want this contrast, consider carefully the conclusions which shine through, but also think carefully before you accept all of DM's opinions as your own.
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Initial post: 19 Sep 2015 16:00:35 BDT
I don't understand why we have to think carefully before we accept all of DM's opinions as our own,
what opinions are you questioning exactly?
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