An enthralling account of a 2,300km walk from the North Sea to the Mediterranean following the GR5, the Grand Randonee Cinq. The route follows a network of old trails, forest and bridle paths, canal banks, alpine valleys and passes. The description includes the history of places passed through and memories of past adventures.
A MONTH BY THE SEA gives unique insight into the way in which isolation has shaped this society: how it radicalises young men and plays into the hands of dominating patriarchs, yet also how it hardens determination not to give in and turns family into a towering source of support.
The only guidebook covering the Camino Ingles, also known as the Celtic Camino. Popular with pilgrims arriving by sea in the medieval period, it is quietly coming alive again and ready to welcome pilgrims seeking a more solitary way along the rugged rias of Northern Galicia. It provides the minimum distance required to apply for a Compostela.
In 1968, nine men - six Englishmen, two Frenchmen and an Italian - set out to try, a race born of coincidence of their timing. One didn't even know how to sail. This is a true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the world.