Giant Steps

Giant Steps

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In Punta Arenas, Chile, in November 1998, Karl Bushby set out on one of the most remarkable journeys of modern times. His plan is as simple as it is extraordinary: to walk up the Americas, across the Bering Strait, through Asia, Russia and Europe, back through the Channel Tunnel and returning to Britain in 2011. It is a journey of remarkable endurance -- 20 miles a day, 3, 000 miles a year, 36, 000 miles in total. By the time Karl returns, he will have crossed four continents, twenty-five countries, a frozen sea, six deserts and seven mountain ranges. But more than that, unlike other similar expeditions, Karl is attempting it single-handed: no huge support teams, no large sponsorship deals, this is the inspiring true story of a man facing remarkable odds -- and winning.The Remarkable Story of the Goliath Expedition: From Punta Arenas to Russia Karl Bushby. Crossing into ... Wednesday, 21 April 1999 Beyond Pabloa#39;s Around noon, a black VW Beetle pulls offthe road and into a layby ahead of me. I can see that ... This time it is Jimmy; he lives in the suburbs with his parents, two brothers and a sister in a house adjoining a car repair garage, where he works. Susan, his anbsp;...

Title:Giant Steps
Author:Karl Bushby
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2012-08-02


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