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By Josie Dew

ISBN-10: 0751505757

ISBN-13: 9780751505757

Following "The Wind in My Wheels", Josie Dew recounts extra of her travels by means of bicycle. This time she describes a trip throughout the United States and Hawaii, on which she met numerous strange characters and skilled incidents which aroused a variety of feelings. in the course of her 8 months at the highway she observed race riots in l. a., suffered severe warmth in dying Valley, and witnessed sexual tantric seminars in Hawaii. From Utah to the nice Lakes, through inconceivable locations resembling Zzyzx and Squaw Tit, she deals a private memoir of the U.S. as noticeable from the seat of a bicycle.

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At Messumba, I had purposely made no attempt to learn Portuguese, but now in Portugal I was determined to identify myself with the people as much as I could. This was not so easy for an obvious foreigner who was a magnet for every shoe-black in Lisbon. I slipped into the modem church of S~o Jolo de Deus for Mass, and found it crowded: the women mostly dressed in black from head to toe and seemingly attentive; the men mostly in black suits and white shirts but rather less interested in the service.

The Nyasas were very keen on education, and many sent their chil dren to Nyasaland and other countries for lack of adequate schooling in Mozambique. Our school at Messumba was large, with about five hundred day pupils from the surrounding area, and a further hundred boarders, boys from our distant out stations. When a pupil had completed the course at the primary school, he could, if he was lucky, study for a further three or four years in our college, which, unlike the school, was not offi cially recognized by the Portuguese Government.

The secretdrio was responsible for the day-to-day paper work. The aspirante was a cadet. The enfermeiro was the official male nurse and was in charge of the hospital, when, as was usually the case, there was no doctor in residence, and his job was supposed to be the medi cal welfare of everyone who lived in the Administrador's vast area or circunscrifdo. There was then no school of any sort at Maniamba, although there was a small Roman Catholic chapel. These chapels were to be found at almost every Portuguese administrative centre, whether or not there were any Christians there.

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