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By Barbara Cushman Rowell

Flying South A Pilot’s internal trip by way of Barbara Cushman Rowell pictures through Barbara and Galen Rowell

Call it love at the beginning flight. Barbara Cushman Rowell was once already a powerhouse by means of anyone’s degree, however it wasn’t until eventually she attempted flying that she came upon the interior achievement and feel of self she’d longed for all her existence. because the motive force in the back of husband Galen Rowell’s enterprise good fortune, Barbara’s adventures and accomplishments had regularly been the byproduct of her husband’s occupation. till, that's, she took off and sailed right into a strata all her personal. FLYING SOUTH is the hair-raising, reflective, and finally inspiring tale of

Barbara’s journey of a lifetime—a 25,000-mile, 57-leg trip via Latin the United States and the recesses of her soul, researching unrealized self-confidence, irrepressible resourcefulness, and significant reserves of emotional and actual power she by no means knew she had. And what a trip it was once. She recounts touchdown in the course of a coup in Panama, narrowly escaping catastrophe whilst key flight tools failed over Peru, flying herself to an oral health practitioner after a mouth-smashing rafting twist of fate at the Bio Bio River in Chile, struggling with plane-shredding winds over the Andes, and surviving a life-threatening and disorienting tropical typhoon off the coast of Brazil—all whereas navigating the pervasive and demoralizing chauvinism of the aviation global. yet even more than a harrowing page-turner, Barbara’s story of discovering herself via flight conjures up us all to move after the reviews we lengthy for, and to reside the lives we in basic terms want for.

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