In 1986, Mayumi left Japan with a bicycle to flee from constrains of life as a Japanese girl. Without a plan nor travelling experiences, she kept pedalling around the globe a during the final epoch of the Cold War a for about 35, 000 kilometres, facing various kinds of difficulties and taking advantage of peopleas goodwill. This is the travel story of about the first half of her drifting passage, from Japan up to the last stop in South America a Brazil a in which there are clues to interpret the enigma of Japan and Japanese as well as a cross section of Latin America in the Cold War era.Bicycling 35, 000 km Around Four Continents 1986a1989 Mayumi Yamada- Shimotai. A Toyota Pickup Truck Just as I began to think of stopping cars and asking for water, a red pick-up truck slowed down beside me. ... first hurdle. The man stopped his cara#39;s engine and said, aSure, believe 105 Sleeping with a Rope and a Knife.
|Title||:||A Japanese Vagabond|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2014-04-21|