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United Kingdom
  • Suffolk Coast Walk
  • Combining travel writing with a walking guide, Suffolk Coast Walk provides a wonderful insight into this fascinating county and is the companion book to Essex Coast Walk by the same author. Peter Caton explores all 162 miles of Suffolk`s unique coastline, describing the route for fellow walkers, with an engaging narrative that tells of the... Read more
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  • Suffolk Coast Walk
  • Combining travel writing with a walking guide, Suffolk Coast Walk provides a wonderful insight into this fascinating county and is the companion book to Essex Coast Walk by the same author. Peter Caton explores all 162 miles of Suffolk's unique coastline, describing the route for fellow walkers, with an engaging narrative that tells of the... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Under the Banyan Tree
  • “Under the Banyan Tree” is yet another book from one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, R. K. Narayan. Here, he has crafted together a collection of short stories and tall tales that look warmly at characters from all walks of Indian life that are so well observed they all come together to give an insight into the human experience.As... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys Into the West Bank
  • Walk the plains and hills of Burqin, Jenin and Zebabde; experience the the cool springs of al-Bidaan; explore the tides of empire at charming Sebastia; indulge in Palestinian food, beer and hospitality in Taybeh and Birzeit; wander about in Palestine’s most colourful wadis around Aboud; descend through spectacular wadis towards the lows of the... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • A History of the World in 500 Walks
  • History is never more alive than when you`re walking through it. The smell of earth long-trodden by pilgrims; mountain vistas unchanged for millennia; the feel of weathered wall, built centuries before.To hike amid such echoes of the past is as close as you`ll come to travelling back in time. This book will lead you on a grand tour of world... Read more
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United Kingdom
2016
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Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids History of the World in 500 Walks | Aurum Press
  • History is never more alive than when you're walking through it. The smell of earth long-trodden by pilgrims; mountain vistas unchanged for millennia; the feel of weathered wall, built centuries before... To hike amid such echoes of the past is as close as you'll come to travelling back in time. This book will lead you on a grand tour of world... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Pilgrim Paths in Ireland
  • In recent times the popularity of the Camino de Santiago has prompted renewed interest in pilgrim walks in Ireland. Increasing numbers now follow ancient Irish pilgrim paths to such holy places as Glencolumbkille, Croagh Patrick, Lough Derg and Glendalough. John G. O`Dwyer has walked - or, in the case of Clonmacnoise, cycled - the pilgrim... Read more
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  • Hardy`s Landscape Revisited
  • Hardy’s Landscape Revisited is a twenty-first century look at Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, consisting of a series of described walks through the novelist’s literary landscapes. Based upon the texts of The Return of the Native, Far From the Madding Crowd, Under the Greenwood Tree, The Woodlanders, Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • The Book of Shakespearian Useless Information
  • `This book is loosely based on the lost journals that William Shakespeare never wrote, describing his life and times in chronological order and the subsequent Bardolatry that encompasses the civilized world ...` Sales of Shakespeare`s works are second only to the Bible. In common with the Holy Book, little is known about the writer and the few... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • That Sweet City - Visions of Oxford
  • In 1865 the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold rejoiced in the charm of Oxford, `that sweet City with her dreaming spires`. A century and a half later, That Sweet City offers a visual and poetic tribute to what is still one of the fairest and most enthralling places in the world. Designed in the form of seven walks across and around Oxford, and... Read more
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  • Outlaws
  • In the late 1970s, as Spain was adrift between the death of Franco and the rebirth of democracy, people were moving from the poor south to the cities of the north in search of a better life. But the work, when there was any, was poorly paid and the housing squalid. Out of this world of limited opportunities a generation of delinquents arose... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Battle of the Bulge: St Vith
  • Battle of the Bulge: St Vith section in the acclaimed “Battleground” series from the renowned military publishers Pen & Sword. The series provides an extensive range of titles describing specific battles, particularly during the two World Wars. Well written and illustrated with contemporary photos, drawings and maps, the books give much more... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lonely Planet 50 Bars to Blow Your Mind
  • Lonely Planet`s 50 Bars To Blow Your Mind handpicks the world`s most extraordinary drinking holes, from caverns and island party havens to a bar nestled in an ancient tree trunk. This pocket-sized gift book showcases 50 of the world`s best bars and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the best places in the world for a drink. Whether... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Enchanting Singapore
  • Singapore, a small island nation, offers a huge variety of experiences for holidaymakers of all kinds. This bustling cosmopolitan city has excellent shopping malls and fascinating museums; heritage trails and wildlife walks; a colourful nightlife and a huge choice of dining options. Much planning has been involved in maximising these... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Mozambique Bradt Guide
  • The south coast of Mozambique is exceptionally beautiful - truly the archetype of palm-lined tropical beach nirvana - as well as boasting snorkelling, diving and game fishing to rank with the very best in the world` enthuses author Philip Briggs. This sixth edition of Mozambique leads intrepid travellers from the undiscovered north eastern... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Kortrijk - Harelbeke 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 29/1-2
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Nieuwpoort - Leke
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Limerle - Lengeler
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Topografische kaart 61/1-2 Topo20 Limerlé - Langeler | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Heer-Agimont - Beauraing
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Topografische kaart 58/3-4 Topo20 Agimont - Beauraing | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Barcelona - Zaragoza - Castellón de la Plana 500K CNIG Regional Map No. 7
  • The Mediterranean coast of Spain between Barcelona and Castellón de la Plana, extending west to Zaragoza and Teruel, at 1:500,000 in a series of regional road maps from the country’s civilian survey organization IGN-CNIG (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica), vividly presenting the topography by altitude... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Aartselaar - Kontich
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Vise - St-Martens-Voeren
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Dilsen-Stokkem - Heppeneert
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Gistel - Zedelgem
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Hoogstade - Roesbrugge-Haringe 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 19/7-8
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 19/7-8 Topo20 Kapelhoek - Hoogstade | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Cuba Wall Map
  • Wall map of Cuba from Gizi with excellent topographic information, a street plan of Old Havana, enlargements for the Varadero Peninsula, Valle de Viñales and the environs of the capital, plus a distance table and an extensive index.Vivid altitude colouring with graphics for mangrove and swamps, plus plenty of names of geographical features:... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vielsalm - Recht
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Topografische kaart 56/1-2 Topo20 Vielsalm - Recht | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Riezes - Cul des Sarts
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • Topografische kaart 62/3-4 Topo20 Rièzes - Cul des Sarts | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Portugal - fotoreis * Volkskrant lezersreis
  • Na de zeer succesvolle SNP-fotografiereis naar Portugal van 2016 neemt topfotograaf Raymond Rutting opnieuw graag een groep enthousiaste (hobby) fotografen mee. Het wordt een gevarieerde reis met een verblijf in fotogenieke plaatsen als Lissabon, Óbidos en (Unesco World Heritage site) Évora. Van vissershaventjes tot de kurkeiken van de... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Canada - The Spell of the Yukon
  • Reis in het voetspoor van goudzoekers en pioniers met in je achterhoofd de 'Goldrush' van 1898 in de Klondike, Yukon Territory, Noord-Canada. Kies niet voor een combi van Alaska en Yukon maar doe alleen Yukon. Dan beperk je de kilometers. Een fantastische roadtrip over verharde en onverharde wegen, door een leeg en onbewoond land waar het wild... Read more
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  • emputt 2016-02-16 01:33:01
  • Long distance hike in end of May/June?
  • Hi there,

    I am from the USA and am looking to do a long-distance hike in the end of May through early June, was thinking of doing about 21 days (give or take) and covering anywhere from 100-375km in that time (upper end would have to be an easier trail to cover the distance in my allotted time) and was initially looking into Europe (particularly Germany) but am really up to go anywhere in the world.

    What I want from it:
    - Stunning scenery - ideally GREEN landscape/rolling hills/mountains/forests to rivers to castles, etc etc.
    - Scattered small villages along the trail (they don't have to be every night but maybe every 3 nights at least?)
    - Not super overpopulated

    Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!
    Emily
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  • Jeannette 2013-04-28 21:00:07
  • Suitable beginner trails for longer hike -3-6 weeks
  • What would be a recommended trail for beginners. We are considering the Camino due to the supportive infrastructure, so we can start with light loads, and that it does not require hanging from cliffs by your fingernails.We have heard it it extremely crowded but are planning to travel late Sept/Oct so maybe we are ok on that front, Any other trails we ought to consider - anywhere on the planet that give more peaceful experiences?

    Regards
    Jeannette
    • Henk Nouws 2013-05-08 09:09:35
    • Hi Jeanette. October can be fine in southern and central Europe, but is not good for the UK and northern Europe. There will be snow in the mountains and mountain huts will be closed. But for the French and Spanish part of the Camino de Santiago it is okay and not too busy. The advantage is you will find accommodation easily. If you have 6 weeks, my suggestion would be to pick up a part of a European Long Distance path, because they cross borders and offer great variety and often the best routes. I would suggest the E3, start in Paris, and walk east.
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