The Great Walks of Europe
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Irish Mountain Log Magnificent photographs capture the pictorial charm of each chosen route and its affiliated wildlife, expertly conveying the flavour of what each walk has to offer. All you need is sufficient holidays to tackle them all. WALK magazine In this wonderful, sumptuous book Richard Sale has given us his selection of just two dozen of his favourites. Strider Peppered with stunning photos, and Richard Sale gives a highly informed commentary as you would expect from an award-winning writer who's also a leading glaciologist. Living Spain A splendid tome; a true coffee table hardback generously illustrated throughout with richard's own photographs, a number of which had me gasping with delight This is a book to drool over; to argue with your mates over. Very thorough a
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. 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. Richard Sale is one of the world's leading Arctic scholars and explorers and a professional glacio
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. Full practical details for each walk are provided, along with statistics, maps, and appropriate historical and cultural details. All the long walks are waymarked, and the day-walks are all well known in their localities. The walks are described in detail, with noteworthy features of all kinds identified and explained. Ranging from four to 15 days, these lengthy strolls are equally delightful to seasoned hikers and armchair walkers looking to relive past adventures. Lavish illustrations capture the spirit and character of each expedition.