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Too Proud To Ride A Cow
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After spending almost 5 years sailing alone around the world, Bernie Harberts arrived home a prisoner of the very independence he’d worked so hard to cultivate.

Harberts decided it was time to let people back in his life.

Armed with simple curiosity and an uncooperative mule, he discovered that most Americans felt the same way he did – that they were adrift in a sea of isolation. Join Bernie Harberts as he crosses the everyday divide between isolation and companionship on an American bridge of ranchers, lady poachers and ordinary citizens.

Harberts and his mule Woody began their journey in Oriental, NC, walked to the Atlantic Ocean then turned west. A year later, Harberts completed his adventure at the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, CA.

Bernie regained his trust in America riding his mule into the lives of the people he met. Some were unusual – like the 6 time married rat rancher, or the tattooed lady poacher that kept Bernie warm by drawing him in to her illicit lifestyle. Others were everyday Americans with their own story – a truck driver, a feed store owner, a teacher, a barber.

“Too Proud to Ride a Cow”, is author/adventurer Bernie Harbert’s account of his 3,500-mile across America with a mule. Written to explain why and how he crossed the continent with little more than a
twenty-year old mule, a tipi and a camera, “Too Proud” reveals the America Harberts discovered at his 8-mile per day pace. In addition to 9 maps, the 256-page book contains 93 photographs (47 in color) from Harberts’ voyage.

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Bernie’s adventures provide a great life, but lousy pay. So he and the mules can eat oats regularly, Bernie writes about his adventures.

Woody and Maggie Walk Across America

“Woody and Maggie Walk Across America” is an account of Bernie’s cross-country mule and pony adventure. The 40-page, full color, hard cover children’s book is written for 5 to 10-year-old readers. Join Bernie, Woody and Maggie to discover:

  • What Bernie found unusual about each state

  • What Woody and Maggie imagined about each state
  • How the three lived from day to day.

Exercises at the end of the book help children find their way across America by teaching them state shapes, locations and characteristics.

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Woody and Maggie Walk Across America
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65 Days Alone At Sea DVD
In 2003 Bernie completed a solo circumnavigation of the globe in a 35 foot steel cutter – "Sea Bird". During this voyage Bernie filmed what life at sea was like during the long passage (over 6,000 miles) from South Africa to the US Virgin Islands. Bring Bernie’s positive spirit and life at sea into your living room with this one hour DVD.

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65 Days Alone At Sea
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