How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt: A Handbook for the Lady Adventurer

How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt: A Handbook for the Lady Adventurer

Mick Conefrey
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Author:  Mick Conefrey
Condition:  New
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  224
Publisher:  Oneworld Publications
Year:  2011
ISBN:  9781851688418

Ever wondered how to cook a locust or sweet-talk a cannibal? Welcome to the captivating world of female explorers - women just as inspiring, brave, and occasionally downright strange as all the Shackletons, Mallorys, and Livingstones.

Discover who dressed up as a Tibetan peasant to explore Asia and why you shouldn't let a gorilla near your bedroom. Learn how to spot a good camel and who carried two holsters on her horse: one for a loaded revolver and one for tea-making equipment.

Pairing intrepid stories of yesteryear with hilarious retro tips from history's greatest female adventurers, How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt is perfect for both seasoned explorers and office workers dreaming of that next big trip abroad.