Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes by Alastair HumphreysMicroadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes by Alastair Humphreys

Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great Escapes

byAlastair Humphreys

Paperback | February 17, 2015

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'Enthusiastic, pleasingly madcap' GeographicalAdventure - something that's new and exhilarating, outside your comfort zone. Adventures change you and how you see the world, and all you need is an open mind, bags of enthusiasm and boundless curiosity.So what's a microadventure? It's close to home, cheap, simple, short and 100% guaranteed to refresh your life. A microadventure takes the spirit of a big adventure and squeezes it into a day or even a few hours.The point of a microadventure is that you don't need lots of time and money to meet a new challenge. This practical guide is filled with ideas for microadventures - for you to experience on your own or with friends and family - and over 150 stunning photographs, plus tips and advice on safety and kit.Whether it's sleeping on a hilltop or going for a wild swim, cycling a lap of the Isle of Wight or walking home for Christmas, it's time you discovered something new about yourself and the world outside your window. Adventure is everywhere, every day and it is up to us to find it.
Alastair Humphreys is a British adventurer, author, blogger, film-maker and photographer. He spent over four years cycling round the world, a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and across five continents. More recently, Alastair has walked across southern India, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, run six marathons through the S...
Title:Microadventures: Local Discoveries for Great EscapesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pagesPublished:February 17, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007548036

ISBN - 13:9780007548033

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great I loved the principle message in this book; to find adventure in the everyday where you are. Adventure is not necessarily a plane ride away.
Date published: 2017-02-05

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Alastair Humphreys:'Enthusiastic, pleasingly madcap' Geographical'Enormous determination, lateral thinking, and a love for life and adventure' Sir Ranulph Fiennes'I feel proud that our nation still produces nutters like you' Major General G J Binns CBE DSO MC