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Pirenaica / Pirenaica
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Pirenaica / Pirenaica

Synopsis:

Mountains that are half-magical and men who are half-bear, a village of crackpot fishermen and a Tour without a single sane member, a cubist village and surreal wind, Slovenian bears and Korean pilgrims, a war that began with a Stop sign and another that ended with three cows, timid monsters and grouchy waiters, a dwarf-sized country amid giant mountains, emperors in love and red-haired countesses, fake heroes and real slaves. This is a chronicle of a journey by bicycle through the Pyrenees in 14 stages, from San Sebastian to Cape Creus, dotted with numerous stories told with intelligence, sensitivity and humor.



Ander Izagirre (San Sebastian, 1976) wanted to become a cyclist and ended up a writer. He has published Accounts of the Porters of the Karakorum Mountains, The Survivors of Chernobyl, and The Farmer Who Milked the Clouds on the Island of El Hierro. He received the European Press Award of 2015 for his work on military crimes in Colombia.  He has published reports in media such as National Geographic, CNN, Altaïr, Jot Down, and Lonely Planet Magazine... and in newspapers such as El País, El Mundo, El Diario Vasco, El Correo, La Voz de Galicia, and Deia....

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Publishing date: 2018/07/16 | ISBN: 978-84-08-19559-7