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
Its 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,
By 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
Fl neuse flanne euhze , noun, from the French Feminine form of fl neur flanne euhr , an idler, a dawdling observer, usually found in cities That is an imaginary definition If the word fl neur conjures up visions of Baudelaire, boulevards and bohemia then what exactly is a fl neuse In this
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
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,
In this luminous essay, Robert Macfarlane reflects on the unique emotional resonance of books given and received and how such gifts have shaped his own life.
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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
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.
Where s the Next Shelter is the true story of three travelers on the Appalachian Trail, a two thousand mile hike that stretches from Georgia to Maine, told from the perspective of Gary Sizer, a seasoned backpacker and former Marine who quickly finds himself humbled by the endeavor He teams up with
Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis s exhilarating true life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canadaa coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student Overprotected by her parents