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Walking on La Palma: 45 day walks including the GR130 and GR131 on the world's steepest island
     

Walking on La Palma: 45 day walks including the GR130 and GR131 on the world's steepest island

by Paddy Dillon
 

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Walking guide to La Palma in the Canary Islands, describing 45 day walks and sections of the waymarked, long-distance trails GR130 and the GR131 around all the islands. Despite its small size, there are routes of all types - from easy strolls to hands-on scrambling, from simple day walks to long distance treks. The dramatic volcanic landscape of La Palma, reputed to

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Walking guide to La Palma in the Canary Islands, describing 45 day walks and sections of the waymarked, long-distance trails GR130 and the GR131 around all the islands. Despite its small size, there are routes of all types - from easy strolls to hands-on scrambling, from simple day walks to long distance treks. The dramatic volcanic landscape of La Palma, reputed to be one of the steepest islands in the world, is little-known outside the Canaries, but offers an ideal winter walking destination for walkers of most abilities featuring rocky treks and mountain paths on the steepest island in the world. Lots of background information on geology, wildlife, plants and flowers as well as practical information on accommodation, currency and language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849656542
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
06/06/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
17 MB
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Meet the Author

Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and writer, with over 40 books to his name, many published by Cicerone. He has contributed to many outdoor publications and appeared on radio and television. Living on the fringes of the English Lake District, Paddy has led guided walking holidays and walked throughout the UK and Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, and the Rocky Mountains. He has also walked extensively throughout the Canaries.
Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 70 guidebooks to his name, and contributions to 30 other publications. He has written for a variety of outdoor magazines, as well as many booklets and brochures for tourism organisations. Paddy lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He enjoys simple day walks, challenging long-distance walks, and is a dedicated island-hopper. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the United States. While researching routes, Paddy works directly onto a tablet, so that his descriptions are precise, having been written at the very point at which the reader uses them. He takes his own photographs, has appeared on radio and TV, and is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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