Never before had I embarked on a journey that required courage.
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|Birth:||28th November, 1931|
Dervla Murphy was born in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland. She is an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over 40 years. She is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ireland to India With a Bicycle, about an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. She published an autobiography Wheels within Wheels in 1979, describing her life before the journey described in Full Tilt. In 1966 Murphy made her first trip to Africa. This journey was described in her fourth book, In Ethiopia with a Mule.
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