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The Great Walks of Europe
     

The Great Walks of Europe

by Richard Sale
 

This book identifies, describes, and illustrates with spectacular photography a dozen of the greatest long walks in Europe and a dozen of its greatest single-day walks. Ranging from four to 15 days, these lengthy strolls are equally delightful to seasoned hikers and armchair walkers looking to relive past adventures. All the long walks are waymarked, and the

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This book identifies, describes, and illustrates with spectacular photography a dozen of the greatest long walks in Europe and a dozen of its greatest single-day walks. Ranging from four to 15 days, these lengthy strolls are equally delightful to seasoned hikers and armchair walkers looking to relive past adventures. All the long walks are waymarked, and the day-walks are all well known in their localities. Full practical details for each walk are provided, along with statistics, maps, and appropriate historical and cultural details. The walks are described in detail, with noteworthy features of all kinds identified and explained. Lavish illustrations capture the spirit and character of each expedition.

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Very thorough and would suit walking enthusiasts or anyone who simply likes to learn about intriguing places. Mr Sale's descriptions are accompanied by his own dramatic photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780711228559
Publisher:
Lincoln, Frances Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Sale is one of the world's leading Arctic scholars and explorers and a professional glaciologist. He has written widely on Polar history, exploration and wildlife and is the author of many books, including To the Ends of the Earth: The History of Polar Exploration which was the 2003 UK Outdoor Writers Guild Best Book on an Outdoor Theme, and The Gyrfalcon (Popatov and Sale), which was the US Wildlife Society's Book of the Year for 2006.

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