The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane PDF

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By Robert Macfarlane

ISBN-10: 1101601078

ISBN-13: 9781101601075

From the acclaimed writer of "The Wild Places," an exploration of strolling and considering
In this exquisitely written booklet, Robert Macfarlane units off from his Cambridge, England, domestic to stick with the traditional tracks, holloways, drove roads, and sea paths that crisscross either the British panorama and its waters and territories past. the result's an immersive, spell binding exploration of the ghosts and voices that hang-out outdated paths, of the tales our tracks continue and inform, and of pilgrimage and formality.
Told in Macfarlane's special voice, "The previous Ways" folds jointly typical historical past, cartography, geology, archaeology and literature. His walks take him from the chalk downs of britain to the fowl islands of the Scottish northwest, from Palestine to the sacred landscapes of Spain and the Himalayas. alongside the best way he crosses paths with walkers of many kinds--wanderers, pilgrims, courses, and artists. specifically this can be a ebook approximately jogging as a trip inward and the delicate methods we're formed via the landscapes in which we stream. Macfarlane discovers that paths provide not only a way of traversing area, yet of feeling, understanding, and considering.

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