A History of the World in 500 Walks

June 1, 2016|
A History of the World in 500 Walks by Sarah Baxter
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This book covers a lot of ground!

From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine traveling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadores, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes for purposes as varied as the terrain they covered. From prehistory to the present day, take a grand tour of world events at eye-level perspective with accounts that combine knowledgeable commentary with practical detail. You may even be inspired to lace up your own boots!
Sarah Baxter grew up in Norfolk, England (high point: 100m), which may partly explain her love of the mountains. Her passion for getting active outdoors saw her traverse Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. before settling into a writing career.Since 2002 she has worked at Wanderlust magazine, the bible for independent-minded trav...
Title:A History of the World in 500 Walks
Product dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6.75 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6.75 X 1.2 in
Published:June 1, 2016
Publisher:Thunder Bay Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781626865549

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