Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love and Self-Discovery in New Zealand
Miriam Lancewood was born in 1983 and grew up in the Netherlands. She was a competitive pole-vaulter and studied Physical Education before travelling in Africa and India. There she met her New Zealand husband, and together they travelled for many years through Asia and Papua New Guinea before arriving in New Zealand. They have been living in the most primitive manner, in the remotest parts of the country: the wilderness of the Southern Alps.