Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Lillian Boxfish Takes a WalkIt 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

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

Thirst: 2600 Miles to HomeBy age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the Triple Crown of backpacking the Appalachian Trail AT , Pacific Crest Trail PCT , and Continental Divide Trail CDT a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of than one million feet A few years later, she left her j

Two Steps Forward

Two Steps ForwardFrom 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

On Trails: An Exploration

On Trails: An ExplorationIn 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 the Americas

Walking the AmericasSUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF WALKING THE HIMALAYAS, WINNER OF THE 2016 EDWARD STANFORD ADVENTURE TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD Levison Wood has breathed new life into adventure travel Michael PalinWalking the Americas chronicles Levison Wood s 1,800 mile trek along the spine of

How to Walk (Mindfulness Essentials, #4)

How to Walk (Mindfulness Essentials, #4)How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax s popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice Slow, concentrated walking while focusing on in and out breaths a

The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of ReadingElk 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

Walking the Nile

Walking the NileA 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

Walking The Himalayas

Walking The HimalayasFollowing 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

The Wander Societywan 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

Wanderlust: A History of WalkingThis 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

The Old Ways: A Journey on FootIn 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