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51 great books for hikers

Adventure Junkies posted their list.

It did inspire me to buy a few more.


The World’s Great Adventure Treks Hardcover – March 1, 2005… 17 more words

Books And Magazines

Arctic Circle Trail, Greenland

… At just over 100 miles long, and taking 7 to 10 days to complete, the Arctic Circle Trail crosses the largest ice-free patch of West Greenland.

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Fauna

military landscapes

Last summer, just in front of the extraordinary seascape of La Maddalena and Caprera islands, in the Northern Sardinia, “Military Landscape”, a scientific meeting about the decommissioned fortresses, air bases, ports, etc., took place. 148 more words

Books And Magazines

2006 murder in the Himalayas

Winner of the 2011 Banff Mountain Festival Book Award: Best Book, Mountain and Wilderness Literature.

… in 2006, an impulsive, naïve young Tibetan nun and her best friend, both yearning for religious freedom from Chinese rule, joined a group of fellow Tibetans desperate to escape to India, where the Dalai Lama has lived since the 1950 annexation of Tibet by China.

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Alpine

A Spine Tingle

On Monday the postman delivered the most exciting package. It was a copy of the latest Yarn bookazine from Scheepjes. For a yarnaholic, that’s exciting enough on its own, but seeing one of my own designs in print in front of me was double the thrill! 551 more words

Needlepoint

hiking the Lofoten Islands, Norway

travel2walk posted a very detailed trip report on how to hike Lofoten north of the Arctic Circle.

The Lofoten Islands are characterised by their mountains and peaks, sheltered inlets, stretches of seashore and large virgin areas.

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Alpine