In today’s post, I will be sharing a book review of Lands Of Lost Borders: A Journey on Silk Road by guest blogger Reg Spittle from his book blog titled Reg’s Book Blog. This book is a fascinating portrayal of a young woman’s courageous desire to be a world renowned travels and covers her experiences bicycling along the Silk Road.
The plague also referred to as the Black Death was a profound and formidable disease that wiped out much of Europe’s inhabitants. It decimated millions and reduced the population by almost half in just a few short years. Chaos from the disease brought unsettled times.
Sybil Ludington was a simple colonial women living just outside of New York in 1776 during the American Revolution in rural Dutchess county. She was the eldest child of commander Henry Ludington. Sybil’s father belonged to the Dutchess County militia.