Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor'S Footsteps From the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nick Hunt

Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor'S Footsteps From the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nick Hunt year 2017
  • Book name: Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor'S Footsteps From the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn
  • Author: Nick Hunt
  • Release date: 2017/4/4
  • Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781857886436
  • Rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Votes: 84
  • Review by: Raelynn Paulson
  • Review rating: 9.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Total pages: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm his way across Europe, like a tramp, a pilgrim or a wandering scholar. The books he later wrote about this walk, A Time of Gifts, Between the Woods and the Water, and the posthumous The Broken Road are a half-remembered, half-reimagined journey through cultures now extinct, landscapes irrevocably altered by the traumas of the twentieth century. Aged eighteen, Nick Hunt read A Time of Gifts and dreamed of following in Fermor's footsteps.In 2011 he began his own great trudge - on foot all the way to Istanbul. He walked across Europe through eight countries, following two major rivers and crossing three mountain ranges. Using Fermor's books as his only travel guide, he trekked some 2,500 miles through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. His aim? To have an old-fashioned adventure. To slow down and linger in a world where we pass by so much, so fast. To discover for himself what remained of hospitality, kindness to strangers, freedom, wildness, adventure, the mysterious, the unknown, the deeper currents of myth and story that still flow beneath Europe's surface.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Walking, Hiking, Trekking, Biography: General, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: PDF, WORD, ODT, HTML, DOC, TXT, EPUB, RTF. Compressed in EML, RAR, CPIO, ZIP, RPM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.62 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x199x22mm
  • Weight: 238g
  • Printed by: NICHOLAS BREALEY PUBLISHING
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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