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Freewheeling in Chile and Argentina - Talk with slides by Paul Gillingham

Martin Dunschen / Rob Blackledge

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)

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Paul visits Santiago and Valparaiso in Chile, rents city bikes to sample the Argentine grape in Mendoza and explore tango, Evita and Maradona in Buenos Aires. He joins his two sons on a cycle-camping expedition around the lakes and volcanoes of northern Patagonia.

Now retired, Paul taught history in UK, Canada, Tanzania and Hong Kong before becoming a TV and radio journalist and broadcaster. He began as a TV newsreader in HongKong in the 70s. He later produced travel features from around the world for BBC Radio 4, BBC WOrld Service and Classic FM. He has written many articles on travel and one book, 'At the Peak - a History of Hong Kong between the wars'. Highlights of his career include, a spell in the Swedish Merchant Navy, meeting Ginger Rogers on Broadway, and interviewingamong others; the Dalia Lama, Desmond Tutu and the sons of Martin Luther King and Benito Mussolini.


Tickets are free but we will ask for a donation to cover our cost. All surplus will be donated to Cycling Projects - a national UK cycling charity which promotes inclusive cycling through a range of successful community engagement programmes that give people the opportunity to cycle on a regular basis.

Have questions about Freewheeling in Chile and Argentina - Talk with slides by Paul Gillingham? Contact Martin Dunschen / Rob Blackledge

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DoES Liverpool
68 - 74 Kempston Street
L3 8HL Liverpool
United Kingdom

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT)


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