There were vultures circling above us and I was told to keep moving in case they thought I was dead…
Travels with a Brompton is a sparkling narrative about the adventures of an English couple and their folding bicycles over nearly 30 years of exploring France. This is a wine-fuelled account of sweaty pedalling and hard-earned freewheeling via cols, war memorials, lavender fields and vineyards. It is a travel guide for those who long for two-wheeled trips in France and a lively read for the armchair traveller who chooses sofa over saddle.
The author’s Brompton, Modestine, is a descendant of the donkey Robert Louis Stevenson took on his travels in the Cévennes.
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