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Here and There; This and That: Finding Adventure at Other Places and in Our Own Backyard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Author Gib Check takes readers on an armchair tour of the world, providing personal touches as he and his wife, Ruth, unearth - for better or for worse - the many curiosities of cities and countrysides both near and far.
Sauntering to Santiago
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 2012 I took a little walk from Barcelona to the west coast of Spain along the Catalan route of the Camino de Santiago. This is a memoir of my experiences, thoughts, and feelings. Along the way I add my ruminations on olives, Debussy, economics, and Prozac.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
Finding Mount Guyot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.

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