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Around the World On a Bicycle Volume1: From San Francisco to Teheran

Around the World On a Bicycle Volume1: From San Francisco to Teheran

ByThomas Stevens Stevens

Thomas Stevens (born 24 December 1854, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England,died London,24 January 1935, aged 80) was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle. He rode a large-wheeled Ordinary, also known as a penny-farthing, from April 1884 to December 1886. The adventure started in San Francisco, he cycled through sierras Nevadas,the Desert of Nevada,and the Rockie Mountains. He set out across England, and made his way over the channel to the continent. The first leg of his itinerary took him through: France,Germany,Austria,Hungary,Slavonia,Serbia,Bulgaria,Turkey,Anatolia,Armenia,Kurdistan,Iraq,and Iran

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Publication Date
Feb 10, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781304892362
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Thomas Stevens Stevens

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EPUB

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