Two Steps Forward

19 October 2019 | By Graeme Simsion | Filed in: walking.

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project comes a story of taking chances and learning to love again as two people, one mourning her husband and the other recovering from divorce, cross paths on the centuries old Camino pilgrimage from France to Spain The Chemin will change y

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

19 October 2019 | By Kathleen Rooney | Filed in: walking.

It s the last day of 1984, and 85 year old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk As she traverses a grittier Manhattan, a city anxious after an attack by a still at large subway vigilante, she encounters bartenders, bodega clerks, chauffeurs, security guards, bohemians, criminals, children, paren

Å gå. Ett skritt av gangen

19 October 2019 | By Erling Kagge | Filed in: walking.

Det beste r det du noen gang vil f Erling Kagge kan vanskelig tenke seg noe viktigere enn g I denne boka skriver han med utgangspunkt i sine egne erfaringer hva det g har betydd for ham selv og hva det kan bety for andre Det er en nydelig oppf lger til den internasjonale suksessen Stillhet

Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

19 October 2019 | By Carrot Quinn | Filed in: walking.

Carrot Quinn fears that she s become addicted to the internet The city makes her feel numb, and she s having trouble connecting with others In a desperate move she breaks away from everything to walk 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail It will be her first long distance h

The Gifts of Reading

19 October 2019 | By Robert Macfarlane | Filed in: walking.

Elk boek is een cadeau voor de lezer, en een boek cadeau doen geeft een bijzonder gevoel Tijdens het lezen voeren drie personen de gever, de schrijver, de ontvanger een gesprek dat elk van de hen rijker maakt In Lezen als geschenk vertelt Macfarlane dat hij op jonge leeftijd een boek kreeg dat

On Trails: An Exploration

19 October 2019 | By Robert Moor | Filed in: walking.

In 2009, while thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet How do they form Why do some improve over time while others fade What makes us follow or strike off on our own Over the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the globe,

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

19 October 2019 | By Andrew Forsthoefel | Filed in: walking.

Life is fast, and I ve found it s easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane, so I m slowing down, way down, in order to give my full presence to the extraordinary that infuses each moment and resides in every one of us At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the back door of his home in Chadds Fo

Walking the Nile

19 October 2019 | By Levison Wood | Filed in: walking.

A major Channel 4 series and a Sunday Times bestsellerHis journey is 4,250 miles long.He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers.He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis.He will cross

The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

19 October 2019 | By Vivian Gornick | Filed in: walking.

A memoir of self discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a ci

Walking The Himalayas

19 October 2019 | By Levison Wood | Filed in: walking.

Following his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world s highest mountain range Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called the toughest man on TV The Times UK No

The Wander Society

19 October 2019 | By Keri Smith | Filed in: walking.

wan derverb w n d r to walk explore amble in an unplanned or aimless way with a complete openness to the unknown Several years ago when Keri Smith, bestselling author of Wreck This Journal, discovered cryptic handwritten notations in a worn copy of Walt Whitman s Leaves of Grass, her interest w

Wanderlust: A History of Walking

19 October 2019 | By Rebecca Solnit | Filed in: walking.

This volume provides a history of walking, exploring the relationship between thinking and walking and between walking and culture The author argues for the preservation of the time and space in which to walk in an ever car dependent and accelerated world.

The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

19 October 2019 | By Robert Macfarlane | Filed in: walking.

In this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge, England, home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove roads, and sea paths that crisscross both the British landscape and its waters and territories beyond The result is an immersive, enthralling exploration of