Dervla Murphy is best known for her first book, Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle. Published in 1965 it recounts an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Her most recent book is Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine, published by Eland. Dervla has won worldwide praise for her writing and has been described as a travel legend. Now in her 80s, she continues to travel around the world and remains passionate about politics, conservation and bicycling. Here, Dervla tells Uneasy no settle about her time-traveling dreams and how grateful she feels to have visited Cuba before consumerism was let loose. She writes to us on her trusty typewriter which she favours over computers, despite finding it hard to source the ribbons these days!read full interview
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