Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary PeopleBook - 2013
In an increasingly complex and frantic world, walking simplifies ourlives, encourages intimate contact with places and people, and is oneof the most sustainable forms of recreation. Robert and Martha Manninginvite readers to explore the pleasures of long-distance walking inWalking Distance, which features firsthand descriptions ofthirty of the world's great long-distance hikes, spanning sixcontinents and ranging from inn-to-inn to backpacking trips. Eachentry--from Turkey's Lycian Way to Vermont's LongTrail--features personal anecdotes, natural and cultural history,and vivid colour photographs and maps.
Publisher: Corvalis : Oregon State University Press, c2013
Characteristics: 243 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 x 26 cm